‘Independence Day’: How a Song About Domestic Violence Got Mistaken for a Patriotic Anthem

Every year, around this time, you’ll hear “Independence Day” on the radio, at fourth of July celebrations, and during fireworks displays. I’m grateful to Claire Shaffer and Rolling Stone for doing the deep dive on this song that changed my life. And, as always, to Martina McBride for her courage and belief in it, from day one.
You can read the article in its entirety at Rolling Stone Country.