To the casual American, Cinco De Mayo may mean a reason to leave work early and drink tequila, but there is some real significance to the date in Mexico.
The day commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.
After that history lesson, now back to your regularly scheduled program.
Here is our list of the Top 10 Country Songs for your Cinco De Mayo Party!
#10: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alan Jackson[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimmy Buffett[/lastfm] – “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”
When you think tropical locale and party time, how do you not think of Jimmy Buffett? Plus, bring Alan Jackson along for the ride and you are sure to have a good time, which is the theme of this song: getting done with work and getting your party on.