Monday, September 24, 2007

Songs With Alcohol in the Title

Inspired by Lionel Richie performing “Say You, Say Me” on The Simpsons last night (but replacing the lyrics with “Say You, Beer Me”), I’ve attempted to come up with a list of songs with a type of alcoholic drink in the title. Here’s what I’ve got so far:

Gin & Juice – Snoop Doggy Dogg (that was his name when this song was released)
Tequila – The Champs
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker or George Thorogood
Alcohol – Brad Paisley
Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet
Tequila Sunrise – Eagles
Red, Red Wine – Neil Diamond or UB40
Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Tear in My Beer – Hank Williams
Whisky River – Willie Nelson

I feel like I’m missing dozens of songs, but I can’t think of anything else. If you can help, please feel free to add other songs with an alcoholic drink in the title in the comments. Songs with drinks as part of the lyrics don’t count. For example, Chumbawamba’s "Tubthumping" features the lyrics, “He drinks a whisky drink. He drinks a vodka drink. He drinks a lager drink. He drinks a cider drink.” This song DOES NOT count since the title is Tubthumping, which to my knowledge is not a drink. It would count if the title was “He Drinks a Whisky Drink,” but it is not. We’re looking for song titles only. I do have one other rule: only one song per artist.

I hope this is a productive way to start your week!

26 comments:

Amy said...

How about Alcohol by Barenaked Ladies?

Sean said...

Amy - I think that counts, yes.

Daisy said...

Whiskey Girl-Toby Keith

Sean said...

I had a feeling there would be a Toby Keith song to make the list.

Anonymous said...

Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off--Joe Nichols

Dan said...

More Toby Keith: "Beer for my Horses."

There's also a country song called "Strawberry Wine."

Sean said...

Dan, is Beer for my Horses a real song? Beer for my horses? Really?

Marc said...

I'm a little late to the party on this one (busy week at work) but I'll throw in "The Pina Colada Song" (if you like Pina Coladas...)

Nemesis said...

Yes, "Beer for my horses, whiskey for my men."

And there's also...
"Booze Hound" by Harry Connick, Jr.
"Drinking Champagne" by George Strait
"I Need A Margarita" by Clay Walker
"Love Hangover" by Diana Ross
"Lush Life" by Nat King Cole
"Mr. Bartender" by Sugar Ray
"Moon Over Bourbon Street" by Sting
"One Mint Julep" by Ray Charles
"Remy Red" by Angie Stone
"Stop Drinking" by Van Morrison
"The Whiskey Ain't Working" by Travis Tritt
"Whiskey River" by Willie Nelson
"Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" by Hank Williams, Jr.

Sean said...

When I was making the list in my head, I did have the Pina Colada Song. When I actually sat down to type the list, it was gone. Thanks for the reminder!

Nemesis - Thanks for the list.

Nemesis said...

Don't mention it.

Anonymous said...

First, the "pina colada song" isn't actually the name of the song... it's "escape" by Rupert Holmes. Second "Strawberry Wine" is my by Diana carter

Alcholic - Kenney Chesney
Beer Run - Garth Brooks
Billy's Got his Beer Goggles on - Neal Mccoy
Drinkin' Dark Whiskey - Gary Allan
Just the Tequilla Talking -Lonestar
Straight Tequilla Night - John Anderson
Two Pina coladas - Garth Brooks

(Some songs about drinkin')
All Jacked Up - Gretchen Wilson
Drinkin' bone - Tracy Byrd
Drinkin' Me Lonely - Chris Young
Drunker than me - Trent Tomlinson
Escape - Rupert Holmes

Just to name a few

Anonymous said...

Help! I came on to this site because I can't find a drinking song! I think its called 1-2-3 margaritas...does that sound right to anyone..please help

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Anonymous said...

Whiskey in a jar (dubliners)..mistletoe n wine (cliff richard) red red wine (ub40) i'm a cider drinker ( the Wurzels)...i must admit i am good lol...neil birmingham uk

Anonymous said...

thought you would also like to know there is a song by Brand New called Soco Amaretto Lime :)

Anonymous said...

How about Whiskey Rock and Roller by Lynard Skynard or If you don't start drinking I'm gonna leave by George Thorogood?

Anonymous said...

Lilac Wine. Elkie Brooks. Champagne Supernova. Oasis. A Glass Of Champagne. Sailor.

Anonymous said...

gin and juice by snoop dog
i'm going to hire a wino (david frizzell - that is not alc, but close and counts in my book)
Tennessee Whiskey (george jones)
White lightnin (george jones)
Yesterday's wine (george jones and merle haggard)
1 bourbon, 1 scotch, 1 beer (george thoroughgood)
tequila makes her clothes fall off (unknown/country)
jose quervo (shelly west?/country)
margeritaville (JB)
there's a tear in my beer (Hank sr)


Maybe some you already have, good luck!

Anonymous said...

How about:
Lilac Wine - sung by Eartha Kitt, Nina Simone, Elkie Brookes, Jeff Buckley (Take your pick they all covered it!)

Anonymous said...

I think I may have a list of over one hundred....

Whisky Train - Procol Harum

After everyone has drunk their way through the drink titles they might consider the after effects:

"Too drunk to f*ck" - the dead kennedys

99 bottles of beer on the wall..
98 bottles of beer on the wall....
97 bottles of beer on the wall...

shall I continue?

bev

Anonymous said...

what about :
little old wine drinker me
cigarettes and alcohol

kim. said...

totally late to the game, but i had to add 'brandi alexander' by feist (she covered it). i couldn't think of the name of the song and my google search led me here :)

robferris1966 said...

Tequila - Terrorvision
Whiskey in the jar - Thin Lizzy
Margarita time - Status Quo
Absinthe - The Damned
Special brew - Bad Manners
Cigarettes and alcohol - Oasis
Milk and alcohol - Dr Feelgood

musicmadness said...

Alcohol - Barenaked Ladies

JacksonAlexander said...

10 rounds with Jose Quervo