It was 41 years ago today in Macon, Georgia that a little boy named Jason was born. Little did his parents know that he would become a country superstar who would change the sound of country music. Today, that boy, Jason Aldean celebrates his birthday and does it from on top of the country mountain.

Jason has taken his own brand of boot stomping rockin' country to the pinnacle. He is one of the biggest and most influential stars in our format. He has had such an impressive string of monster hits in the last decade plus. I picked what I consider my five favorite Jason songs. This was tough. I passed on a lot of the huge hits and picked the ones that really lit up my speakers at home. Here are my top 5.