So you moved here recently or were born here, whatever, let's celebrate 3/03 Day with these spirited songs about Colorado …

What does 3/03 Day mean to you? Is it a celebration of heritage, a boastful event in which one runs around town honoring native Colorado blood? Or is it a new phenomenon — one you’ve recently managed to figure out alongside many others — and wish to claim as your own?

It doesn’t really matter if you’re one of the 130-million people who have relocated to the area in the past 12 months, or exist uneasily as one of the 57 people left who were actually born here: Let’s celebrate March 3rd — a day to revel in everything Mile High and beyond — with these 15 songs (some local artists, some not) that have everything to do with Colorado*.

*Fun Fact: Colorado is a Spanish adjective that means “red.” The early Spanish explorers in the Rocky Mountain region named a river they found, the Rio Colorado, for the reddish silt the water carried down from the mountains. And now you know …

Cover Photo: Broox Pulford

3oh!3 // Colorado Sunrise

Black Prez x H*Wood x DJ Five8 feat. Yasi // "That 303"

Mad Fanatic // "Orange Crush"

The Railbenders // "I-70 Westbound"

Amp Live feat. The reMINDers // "Closer to the Sun (Colorado Dreamin')"

YouTube User: TheGreenRiceBrady // "Colorado Girls (California Girls Parody)"

Devotchka // "Commerce City Sister"

Atmosphere // "Denvemolorado"

Hank Williams Jr. // "I OD'd in Denver"

Townes Van Zandt // "Colorado Girl"

Yonder Mountain String Band // "40 Miles From Denver"

OneRepublic // "Good Life"

The Rentals // "Colorado"

Paper Bird // "Colorado"

Jimmy Buffett // "A Mile High In Denver"