Alcohol Songs  (Beer, Wine, & Liquor or Spirits in Music)

Alcohol songs can be about alcohol, can be drinking songs, or may include lyrics about drinking. There are over 600 here. They represent many genres. How many of the songs do you recognize?

Most alcohol songs have titles beginning with a letter. These are in alphabetical order. However, a few begin with a number. Those follow the songs that are in alphabetical order.

A

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “a.”

  • A Bunch of Bananas (The Heming Way) – Rosemary Clooney
  • A Case of You – Joni Mitchell
  • A Glass of Champagne – Sailor
    There are about forty-nine million (49,000,000) bubbles in a bottle of Champagne.
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  • A Pub with No Beer Slim Dusty
  • A Six Pack to Go – Hank Thompson
  • A.D.H.D. – Kendrick Lamar
    Drinking in moderation is associated with better health and longer life than is either abstaining or abusing alcohol. And beer, wine and liquor or distilled spirits (whiskey, gin, tequila, vodka, rum, etc.) all provide the same overall health benefits.
  • Ain’t Just The Whiskey Talkin’ – Trace Adkins
  • Ain’t Wastin’ Good Whiskey – Trick Pony
  • Ain’t Worth The Whiskey – Cole Swindell
  • Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) – The Doors
  • Alcohol – Barenaked Ladies
  • Alcohol – Brad Paisley 
  • Alcohol – The Kinks
  • All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow 
  • All Jacked Up – Gretchen Wilson
  • All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight – Hank Williams, Jr.
  • All Night – Chance the Rapper
  • All Summer Long – Kid Rock 
  • All Summer Long (Kid Rock song)
  • American Honky-Tonk Bar Association – Garth Brooks
  • Another Shot of Whiskey – The Gits
  • Any Ol’ Barstool – Jason Aldean
  • Arrested For Driving While Blind – ZZ Top

B

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “b.”

  • alcohol songsBarcardi – Nada Surf
  • Bacchanalia – Down
  • Bad Girl – Madonna
  • Bad, Bad Whiskey – Amos Milburn
  • Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty
  • Ball and Chain – Social Distortion
  • Bank Holiday – Blur
  • Barcelona – Ed Sheeran
  • Bar Room Buddies – Merle Haggard
    Old enough to tend bar? Discover at Minimum Age for Bartending: Bartender Age Laws by State.
  • Bartender’s Blues – George Jones
  • Bartender Song (Sittin’ at a Bar) – Lady Antebellum
  • Beautifully Strange – Halfdown Thomas
  • Beer – Lee Brice
  • Beer – People Under the Stairs 
  • Beer – Psychostick
  • Beer and Bones – John Michael Montgomery
  • Beer Barrel Polka – (a traditional song)
  • Beer, Beer, Beer – (a traditional song)
  • Beer Can – Beck
  • Beer for Breakfast – Replacements
  • Beer for My Horses – Toby Keith
  • Beer in Mexico – Kenny Chesney
    World Gin Day is June 4.
  • Beer on the Table – Josh Thompson
  • Beer Run – Garth Brooks and George Jones
  • Beer Run – Todd Snider
  • Beer Thirsty – Brooks & Dunn 
  • Beer:30 – The Reverend Horton Heat
  • Beer with Jesus – Thomas Rhett
  • Beercan – Beck
    Take the fun Beer Quiz.
  • Beers Ago – Toby Keith
  • Before the Worst – The Script
  • Believe – The Bravery
  • Between the Bars – Elliott Smith
  • Bible Belt – Dry the Riveralcohol songs
  • Big Ole Brew – Mel McDaniel
  • Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On – Neal McCoy
  • Blackberry Wine – Gordon Lighfoot
  • Blame It – Jamie Foxx
    Abraham Lincoln sold liquor before becoming president. His liquor store license is dated 1833.
      
  • Blood Into Wine – Soul Asylum
  • Bloody Mary Morning – Willie Nelson
  • Blown Away – Carrie Underwood
  • Body Shots – Kaci Battaglia
  • Boku No Atama – Paul Gilbert 
    Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about bootleggers. Prohibition Bootleggers: People and Trivia. And women were  very effective bootleggers. For example, see Women Bootleggers and Women Prohibition Agents.
     
  • Bombay Gin – UFo361
  • Bootlegger’s Boy – Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Born Slippy – Underworld
  • Bottle of Wine – The Fireballs 
  • Bottoms Up – Nickelback
  • Bourbon in Kentucky – Dierks Bentley 
  • Brand New Whiskey – Brooks & Dunn
  • Brass Monkey – Beastie Boys
  • Bruces’ Philosophers Song – Monte Python
  • Bubba Shot the Jukebox – Mark Chesnutt
  • Bubbles in my Beer – Bob Wills
  • Bully – Cat Power
  • Buoyancy – John Frinzi 
  • Burn It to the Ground – Nickelback  
  • Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’) – Yung Joc

C

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “c.”

  • Camisado – Panic! at the Disco
  • Can We Dance – Vamps
  • Can’t Stay Away – Kiefer Suherland
  • Chainsaw – Daniel Merriweather
  • Champagne Showers – LMFAO
  • Chandelier – Sia
  • Cheap Beer – FIDLAR
  • Cheap Sunglasses – ZZ Top
    Johnny Appleseed distributed applecolonists  seeds across the U.S. frontier. People didn’t want to grow apples to eat. They wanted to ferment their juice into ”hard” cider.
  • Cheap Tequila – Johnny Winter 
  • Cheap Whiskey Cheap Wine – Cold Chisel 
  • Cheap Wine and Cigarettes – Jess Moskaluke
  • Cheaper Than a Shrink – George Strait
  • Cheaper To Drink Alone – Black Stone Cherry
  • Cheers (Drink to That) – Rihanna
  • Cherry Wine – Hozier
    Discover fun Wine Trivia.
  • Cherry Wine – Amy Winehouse
  • China and Wine – Laura Bell Bundy
  • Chug-a-Lug – Roger Miller
  • Cigarettes & Alcohol – Oasis
  • Closing Time – Semisonic  
  • Cocktails for Two – Duke Ellington
  • Coffee & TV – Blur
  • Cola – Camel Phat and Elderbrook
  • Cold Beer Drinker – Luke Bryan
  • Cold Gin – Kiss  
  • Cold One – Eric Church  
  • Colorado Cool-Aid – Johnny Paycheck
  • Comin’ Thro’ the Rye – Julie London
  • Copperhead Road – Steve Earle
  • Corona – Minutrmen
    Letters from “drink to your health” can spell “ideal heart diet.”  That’s appropriate. Drinking in moderation is associated with better health and longer life than is abstaining.
  • Country Club – Travis Tritt
  • Crack a Bottle – Eminem, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent
  • Cracklin’ Rosie – Neil Diamond  
  • Crenshaw Punch – Deftones
  • Cuba Libre – Gloria Estefan

D

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “d.”

  • Daddy Had a Beer – Josh Thompson
  • Dame Otro Tequila – Paulina Rubio
  • Day Drinking – Little Big Town
  • Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini
  • Demons – James Morrison
  • Desperados Under The Eaves – Warren Zevon
  • Dick Lips – Blink 182
  • Dim Lights, Thick Smoke – Vern Gosdin
  • Doing Time – Avenged Sevenfold
  • Dollhouse – Melanie Martinez
    National tequila day in Mexico is on the third Saturday of March.
  • Domestic, Light and Cold – Derks Bentley
  • Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind) – Loretta Lynn
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  • Don’t Mix Your Drinks – Elbow
  • Don’t Tell Mama I Was Drinking – Frankie Ballard, Gary Allan
  • Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time? – Mickey Gilley
    Was Mickey Gilley on to something? See Alcohol and the Perception of Beauty.
  • Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love) – Dick Holler & the Hollidays
  • Dress – Taylor Swift
  • Drink a Beer – Luke Bryan
  • Drink Myself Single – Sunny Sweeney
  • Drink on It – Blake Shelton
  • Drink to That All Night – Jerrod Niemann
  • Drink You Away – Justin Timberlake
  • Drinkin’ – Holly Williams
  • Drinkin’ and Dialin’ – Darius Rucker
  • Drinkin’ Champagne – George Strait, Cal Smith, Willie Nelson
  • Drinkin’ Dark Whiskey – Gary Allan
  • Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye – Charlie Daniels
  • Drinkin’ My Baby (Off My Mind) – Eddie Rabbit
  • Drinkin’ My Way Back Home – Gene Watson
  • Drinkin’ Thing – Gary Stewart
  • Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee – Stick McGhe
  • Drinkin’ and Dreamin’ – Waylon Jennings
  • Drinking Class – Lee Brice
  • Drinking Song – Mario Lanza
  • Drinking Tequila – Jim Reeves
  • Drinky Drink – Frankie Ballard
  • Drinks After Work – Toby Kieth
  • Drobna drabnitsa (Belarusian drinking song)
  • Drowns the Whiskey – Jason Aldean
    Dry Counties: Prohibition Counties in the US Today. You might be surprised at how many there are.
  • Dry County – The B-52’s
  • Dumas Walker – The Kentucky Headhunters 
  • Drink in My Hand – Eric Church
  • Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye – Charlie Daniels
  • Dust on the Bottle – David Lee Murphy

E

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “e.”

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  • Eisgekühlter Bommerlunder – Die Toten Hosen
  • Elderberry Wine – Elton John
  • Elvira – Oakridge Boys
  • En El Cielo No Hay Cerveza – Flaco Jiménez
  • Equinox – Cory Branan
  • Escape (The Piña Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes  
  • Ev’ry Day’ll Be Sunday When The Town Goes Dry –  Edward Meeker (pre-prohibition song)
  • Ex’s And Oh’s – Atreyu

F

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “f.”

  • Fairytale of New York – The Pogues
  • Family Tradition – Hank Williams, Jr.
    You might enjoy Alcohol Facts & Fiction.
  • Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
  • Fast Women – Kip Moore
  • Fear – Blue October Fear – Blue October
  • Feel Good Hit of the Summer – Queens of the Stone Age
  • Fever – Deaf Havana
  • Fireball – Pitbull
  • Fix a Drink – Chris Janson
  • Flannigan’s Ball – Dropkick Murphys
  • Flip Flops – Kristian Bush
  • For the First Time – The Script
  • Forever – Papa Roach
  • Forever Stuck In Our Youth – Set It Off
  • Fountain And Fairfax – The Afghan W[boxedhigs
  • Fragile – Midge Ure
  • Friday to Friday – Peer van mladen
  • Friends Don’t Let Friends Dial Drunk – Plain White T’s
    There’s a cloud of alcohol with enough alcohol to make four trillion-trillion drinks. But it’s about 10,000 light years from Earth.
  • Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
  • From The Inside – Alice Cooper
  • Fue Ese Tequila – Gloria Trevi
  • Funky Cold Medina – Tone Lōc

G

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “g.”

  • Galaxy of the Lost – Lightspeed Champion
  • Get It On – Joey Hyde 
  • Get My Drink On – Toby Keith
  • Ghosts – Jake Owen
    Find out if it’s really true that gin makes you cry and champagne makes you flirt?
  • Gin and Coconut Water – Baha Men
  • Gin & Juice – Snoop Dogg
  • Gin & Lime – Sugar Soul
  • Glad You Came – The Wanted
  • God of Wine – Third Eye Blind
  • Going to California – Led Zeppelin
  • Good Day – DNCE
  • Good Old Mountain Dew (traditional U.S. folk song)
  • Good Smoke and Whiskey – Molly Hatchet
  • Good Times, Cheap Wine – Kid Rock
    The strongest that any alcohol beverage can be is about 190% proof. That’s 95% alcohol. At higher proof, the beverage draws moisture from the air and self-dilutes.
  • Goodnight Rhonda Lee – Nicole Atkins
  • Gorilla – Bruno Mars
  • Grey Goose Chase – Brad Paisley
  • Gubben Noak (traditional Swedish drinking song)
  • Guilty Conscience – Eminem
  • Guys Like Me – Eric Church

H

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “h.”

  • Habits (Stay High) – Trove Lo 
  • Hangover – PSY
  • Hangover – Taio Cruz
  • Hangover Tonight – Gary Allen
  • Happy Hour – Housemartins
  • Happy Hour – Weezer
    Humans have been making alcohol beverages for at least 12,000 years.
  • Happy With You – Paul McCartney
  • Havana Moon – Chuck Berry
  • Have a Drink on Me – AC/DC
  • Have Some Madeira, M’Dear – Flanders & Swann
  • He Drinks Tequila, She Talks Dirty in Spanish – Lorrie Morgan and Sammy Kershaw
  • Heal Me – Snow Patrol
    Bourbon is the official distilled spirit of the U.S.
  • Heaven Was a Drink of Wine – Merle Haggard
  • Hemingway’s Whiskey – Kenny Chesney
  • Here’s To Us – Halestorm
  • Helan Går (traditional Swedish drinking song)
  • Here Comes a Regular – Replacements 
  • Here for the Party – Gretchen Wilson
  • Hey Bartender – Johnny Lee
  • Hide the Wine – Carly Pearce
    Discover the two-wine theory at Alcohol and the Bible
  • High ‘n’ Dry (Saturday Night) – Def Leppard 
  • Higher – Rihanna
  • Hold My Liquor – Kanye West
  • Home – Depeche Mode
  • Home for a Rest – Spirit of the West
  • Honey, This Mirror Isn’t Big Enough for the Two of Us – My Chemical Romance
  • Honky Tonk Song – George Jones
  • Hope on the Rocks (song) – Toby Kieth
  • Hotel California – Eagles
    All vitamins and minerals needed by the body can be provided by alcoholic beverages.
  • Hotel Whiskey – Hank Williams Jr.  
  • How Many Drinks? – Miguel
  • How Much Tequila – Steve Goodman
  • How We Do (Party) – Rita Ora 
  • However Much I Booze – The Who
  • Hungover & Hard Up – Eric Church
  • Hurtin’ (On the Bottle) – Margo Price
    June 14 is National Bourbon Day in the U.S.
  • Hymn for the Weekend – Coldplay7

I

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “j.”

  • I Broke Up In Amarante – Los Campesinos!
  • I Can’t Stop Drinking About You – Bebe Rexha
  • I Didn’t Drink – Craig Morgan
    Taxes more than double the price of the average bottle of rum, tequila, whiskey, or other distilled spirits beverage.
  • I Dread the Night – Gallows
  • I Drink – Mary Gauthier
  • I Drink Alone – George Thorogood
  • I Drink I Smoke – Bellyalcohol songs
  • I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You – Colin Hay
  • I Like Beer – Tom T. Hall
  • I Like Girls That Drink Beer – Toby Kieth
  • I Love College – Asher Roth
  • I Love This Bar – Toby Keith
  • I Never Cry – Alice Cooper
  • I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink – Merle Haggard
  • I Thought About Killing You – Kanye West
  • Icky Thump – White Stripes
  • I’d Rather Have A Bottle In Front Of Me (Than A Frontal Labotomy) – Randy Hanzlick M.D.
    Distilling rum was the the largest and most prosperous industry in early Colonial New England.
  • If The River Was Whiskey – Spin Doctors
  • Ignition – R. Kell
  • I’ll Drink to That – Outasight
  • I’m Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home – David Frizzell
  • If You Ask – Faith Hill
  • Indian Gin and Whisky Dry – Bee Gees
  • It Ain’t Me – Kygo  
  • It Ain’t The Whiskey – Gary Allan
  • It All Started with a Beer – Franlie Ballard
  • It Was a Very Good Year – Frank Sinatra
  • It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels – Kitty Wells
  • It’s A Bit Of A Ruin That Cromwell Knocked About A Bit – Marie Lloyd
  • It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere – Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett

J

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “j.”

  • Jack Daniels & Jesus – Chase Rice
  • Jack Daniel’s, If You Please – David Allan Coe
  • Jack Vs. Jose – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
  • Jed the Humanoid – Granddaddy
    The melody of “Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem of the U.S. is from a drinking song.
  • Jesus and Tequila – Minutemen 
  • Jim and Jack and Hank – Alan Jackson 
  • Jockey Full of Bourbon – Tom Waits
  • Joey – Concrete Blonde
  • John Barleycorn – Traffic alcohol songs
  • John Doe – B.o.B
  • Jose Cuervo – Shelly West
  • Just Good Ol’ Boys – Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley
  • Just One More – George Jones

K

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “k.”

  • Karamba, Karacho, Ein Whisky – Heino
  • Karma Killer – Robbie Williams 
  • Killing Me – Millie Jackson
    “Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs” uses each letter of the  English alphabet only once.
  • Killin’ Time – Clint Black
  • Kiss the Bottle – Jawbreaker
  • Kisses Sweeter Than Wine – Jackson Brown & Bonnie Raitt
  • Kleine Biere – Daily Terror
  • Knockin’ Em Back – Paul Westerberg

L

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “l.”

  • Lace And Whiskey – Alice Cooper
  • La Fée Verte – Kasabian
    The word alcohol comes from the arabic al kohl, which means “the essence.”
  • Last Call – Dierks Bentley
  • Late March, Death March – Frightened Rabbit
  • Leave Me Alone – Screeching Weasel
  • Let Her Cry – Hootie & the Blowfish 
  • Let the Moonshine – Luke Combs
  • Let’s All Go to the Bar – Deer Tick
  • Like a G6 – Far East Movement
  • Lilac Wine – Miley Cyrus
    International Scotch Day is February 8.
  • Liquid State – Muse
  • Liquor – Chris Brown
  • Liquor Locker – Vic Mensa
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  • Liquor Store Blues – Bruno Mars
  • Little Brown Jug  (traditional drinking song)
  • Little Rock – Collin Raye
  • Longneck Bottle – Garth Brooks
  • Love Remains The Same – Gavin Rossdale
  • Lullabye – Grizzly Bear

M

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “m.”

  • M.P.A. – Pusha T
  • Man Overboard – blink-182
    Early colonialists in North America made alcoholic beverages from what was available. These included dandelions, tomatoes, carrots, goldenrod, onions, beets, squash, celery,  and corn silk.
     
  • Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett
  • Marry Me – Thomas Rhett
  • Martini Kiss – Senses Fail
  • Marvin & Chardonnay – Kanye West
  • Mas Tequila – Sammy Hagar 
  • Mekong – The Refreshments
  • Melva’s Wine – Johnny Cash
  • Merry Christmas Baby – Lou Rawls
  • Method Man – Wu-Tang Clan
  • Mexican Moonshine – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
  • Mexican Wine – Fountains of Wayne
  • Mexico, Tequila and Me – Alan Jackson
  • Mil horas – Los Abuelos de la Nada
  • Milk and Alcohol – Dr. Feelgood 
  • Miss You – Louis Tomlinsonalcohol signs
  • Moonshine – Bruno Mars 
  • Moonshine – Foy Vance
  • Moonshine Whiskey – Van Morrison
  • My Baby No Esta Aqui No More – Garth Brooks
  • My Kinda Party – Jason Aldan
  • My Sad Captains – Elbow
  • My Whiskey Years – Joe Nichols 

N

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “n.”

  • Nancy Drinks Tequila – Barleyjuice 
  • Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
    Whiskey or whisky? Whiskey is the U.S. spelling, especially for beverages distilled in the U.S. and Ireland. Whisky is the spelling for Canadian and Scotch distilled beverages.
  • Neon Church – Tim McGraw
  • Night I Stole Ole Sammy Morgan’s Gin – Hank Snow
  • Nightrain – Guns N’ Roses 
  • No No Song – Hoyt Axton and David Jackson
  • Not Enough Tequila – Terri Clark
  • Not Enough Whiskey – Kiefer Sutherland
  • Nothin’ But the Cooler Left – Chris Young
  • Nothing – The Script
  • Numbers – Bobby Bare

O

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “o.”

  • Ocean Skies – Ludacris
  • Oh Gin – Velvet Underground
  • Oh! Whiskey – Jimi Goodwin
    The human body creates alcohol 24/7. It can’t live without making alcohol. That includes everyone under the legal drinking age. The process is endogenous ethanol production.
  • (Old Dogs, Children, and) Watermelon Wine – Tom T. Hall
  • Old No. 7 – Shelby Lynne
  • On the Tequila – Alanis Morissette 
  • One Beer – MF Doom
  • One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – George Thorogood & The Destroyers  
  • One for My Baby (and One More for the Road) – Frank Sinatra
  • One Million Bottle Bags – Public Enemy
  • One Mint Julep – Ray Charles 
  • One More Drink – Ludacris  
  • One More Drink for the Four of Us (traditional drinking song)
    Every signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence was an alcohol drinker.
  • One More Drinking Song – Jerrod Niemann
  • One Tequila – Darius Rucker
  • Out Last Night – Kenny Chesney
  • Out Of My Head – John Newman

P

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “p.”

  • Paint Box – Pink Floyd
  • Party Crowd – David Lee Murphy
  • Party Fears Two – The Associates
    Sucking on pennies won’t lower the results of a breathalyzer test. (Therefore, doing so makes no “cents”!)
  • Pass The Courvoisier Part II – Busta Rhymes
  • Patron Tequila – Lil Jon 
  • Pink Lemonade – The Wombats
  • Pissed & Proud – Peter & The Test Tube Babies
  • Pop a Top – Alan Jackson
  • Pop That Bottle – Jana Kramer
  • Portland, Oregon – Loretta Lynn and Jack White
  • Pour Me – Hollywood Undead
  • Pour Whiskey on My Grave – Jacob Bryant
    Scotch whisky gets its distinctive smoky flavor from drying malted barley over peat fires.
  • Power of Positive Drinkin’ – Chris Janson
  • Pretty – Don Broco
  • Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer – Billy Currington
  • Pursuit of Happiness – Kid Cudi

R

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “r.”

  • Rain Is a Good Thing – Luke Bryan
  • Rainin’ Whiskey – Josh Kelley
    When breathalyzers were first used, the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was .15.  That’s almost twice as high as the current U.S. standard of .08.
  • Raise Your Glass – P!nk
  • Really Be (Smokin’ ‘N Drinkin’) – YG Recovery
  • Red Red Wine – UB40
  • Red Wine and Whiskey – Katrina and The Waves
  • Red Red Wine – UB40 
  • Red Solo Cup – Toby Keith 
  • Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer – Johnny Russell
  • Redneck Yacht Club – Craig Morgan
  • Roadhouse Blues – The Doors
  • Rosie – John Mayer 
    Reflecting the popularity of rum, the song “Rum and Coca-Cola” was at the top of Billboard’s U.S. Pop Singles chart for ten weeks in 1945. 
  • Rum and Coca-Cola – Andrews Sisters
  • Rum Is for Drinking, Not for Burning – Senses Fail

S

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “s.”

  • S.O.B. – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats 
  • Sally MacLennane – The Pogues
    George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin all made alcoholic beverages.
  • Same Day Different Bottle – Lauren Alaina
  • Sam’s Place – Buck Owens
  • Sangria – Blake Shelton
  • Sangria Wine – Camila Cabello and Pharrell Williams
  • Saturday Night’s Alright – Elton John
  • Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy) – Big & Rich
  • Save Me – Muse
  • Save Water, Drink Beer – Chris Young
  • Say Aah – Trey Songz
    The letters in “moonshine” can spell “in no homes.” Those in “whiskey” can spell “key wish.” And those in “spirits” can spell “sip it sir.”
  • Say It Ain’t So – Weezer 
  • Scenes from an Italian Restaurant – Billy Joel
  • Scotch and Soda – The Kingston Trio
  • Sea Of Wine – Michael Chapman
  • She Don’t Drink Whiskey Anymore – Tim Hicks
  • She Only Smokes When She Drinks – Joe Nichols
  • She’s Acting Single (I’m Drinking Doubles) – Gary Stewart
  • Shots – Lil Jon
    Distillation began during the Middle Ages. The resulting alcohol was aqua vitae or water of life.
  • Singing to the Bus Driver (U.S. folk song)
  • Should Be Higher – Depeche Mode
  • Show Me the Way to Go Home (music published 1925)
  • Sippin’ on Some Syrup – Three 6 Mafi
  • Sipping Cider Through a Straw (music published 1894)
  • Sipping Cider Through a Straw (music published in 1919)
  • Sippy Cup – Melanie Martinez
  • Six Pack – Black Flag
  • Six Pack Lines – Cole Swindell
  • Six Pack Summer – Phil Vassar
  • Sloe Gin – Joe Bonamassa
  • Sloop John B – Beach Boys
  • Sly Fox – Nas
    A Baptist minister first made Bourbon in 1789 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. That’s how the beverage got its name.
     
  • Smoke & Whiskey – Molly Hatchet
  • Snapsvisa (traditional Scandivanian drinking song)
  • So Happy I Could Die – Lady Gaga
  • Sober – Childish Gambino
  • Sober – G-Eazy
  • Sober – Pink
    Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s favorite drink was whiskey. His adversary, dictator Adolf Hitler, was a teetotaler. That is, he abstained from alcohol.
  • Sober – Selena Gomez
  • Soundtrack to a Six Pack – The Cadillac Three
  • Spill the Wine – Eric Burdon
  • Stay Downtown – Cole Swindell
  • Stone Cold Sober – Brantley Gilbert 
  • Stay – Zedd and Alessia Cara
  • Stay Together – Noah Cyrus
  • Stay Too Long – Plan B
    Thomas Jefferson drafted the U.S. Declaration of Independence in a tavern.
  • Straight Tequila Night – John Anderson
  • Strawberry Wine – Deana Carter
  • Stronger Than Whiskey – Jon Langston
  • Suffocate – Green Day
  • Suicide Solution – Ozzy Osbourne 
  • Summer Wine – Ville Valo & Natalia
  • Sunshine & Whiskey – Frankie Ballard 
  • Sweet Blindness – The 5th Dimension
  • Sweet Lucy – Michael Hurley
    Drinking liqueurs was a part of  all treaty signings during the Middle Ages.
     
  • Sweet Sangria – Tori Amos
  • Swimming Pools (Drank) – Kendrick Lamar 

T

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “t.”

  • Take Your Whiskey Home – Van Halen
  • Tattoos & Tequila – Vince Neil
  • Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo – Tracy Byrd
  • Ten With a Two – Kenny Chesney
  • Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo – Tracy Byrd
  • Tennessee Whiskey – George Jones, Chris Stapleton
  • Tequila – Dan + ShayTequila 
  • Tequila – The Pretenders
  • Tequila – Terrorvision
  • Tequila Again – Brothers Osborne 
  • Tequila Eyes – Randy Rogers Band
    There’s no worm in tequila. The “worm” is in Mezcal. And it isn’t a worm but  a butterfly caterpillar.
  • Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off – Joe Nichols
  • Tequila on Ice – Darryl Worley 
  • Tequila Sheila – Bobby Bare 
  • Tequila Song – Dynamic Blues
  • Tequila Talkin’ – Lonestar
  • Tequila Town – Brooks & Dunn 
  • Texas Mickey – Silverstein
  • Thank God She Left The Whiskey – Chris Cagle
  • That Smell – Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  • That’ll Make You Wanna Drink – Easton Corbin
  • The Alcoholik – Superjoint Ritual
    Each member of the American Colonial Army received a ration of four ounces of either rum or whiskey each day.
  • The Bottle Let Me Down – Merle Haggard
  • The Fool – Sanford Clark
  • The Glass Prison – Dream Theater
  • The Irony of It All – The Streets
  • The Juice of the Barley (traditional Irish drinking song)
  • The Letter That Johnny Walker Read – Asleep at the Wheel
  • The Maine Stein Song – Rudy Vallée
  • The Moonshiner (traditional folk song of unclear origin)
  • The More I Drink – Blake Shelton
  • The Near Future (music published 1919)
  • The Party’s Over – Willie Nelson
  • The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening with Pete King)
  • The Root of All Evil – Dream Theater
    The first recruiting station for the U.S. Marines was in a bar.
  • The Shattered Fortress – Dream Theater
  • The Unforgiven – Hal Ketchum
  • The Wild Rover
  • There Stands the Glass – Webb Pierce
  • There’s A Place In The Whiskey – Gretchen Wilson
  • There’s a Tear in My Beer – Hank Williams, Jr. and Hank Williams 
  • Thinking About Drinking for Christmas – Kristian Bush
  • Three Fingers Tequila – Mark David Manders 
  • Tik Tok – Kesha 
  • Till All The Tequila Is Gone – Eric Stone
  • Tiny Bubbles – Don Ho
    After they finished drafting the U.S. Constitution, the 55 delegates held a party. They drank eight bottles of whiskey, 60 bottles of claret, 54 bottles of Madeira, 22 bottles of port, 12 bottles of beer, and eight bottles of hard cider. They also had seven bowls of alcoholic punch. The bowls were so big that “ducks could swim in them.”
  • Tip it on Back – Dierks Bentley
  • Tipsy – J-Kwon
  • ‘Tis Money makes a Man: Or, The Good-Fellows Folly (traditional English ballad)
  • Toes – Zac Brown Band
  • Tom Traubert’s Blues – Tom Waits 
  • Tomboy – Princess Nokia 
  • Tomorrow Has to Wait – Peter Bjorn and John
  • Tonight the Heartache’s on Me – Dixie Chicks
  • Too Much Fun – Daryle Singletary
  • Too Much Tequila – The Champs
  • Top To Bottom – Sneha M. Hegde 
  • Toutes Les Etoiles – Al Stewart
  • Town Drunk – Love and Theft
    Take the fun Alcohol Crossword Puzzle.
  • Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
  • Turn Down for What –  DJ Snake and Lil Jon
  • Twisted – 50 Cent
  • Two More Bottles of Wine – Emmylou Harris
  • Two Piña Coladas – Garth Brooks Two Piña Coladas
  • Two Pints Of Lager and A Packet Of Crisps – Splodgenessabounds

U

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “u.”

  • Ugly Lights – Miranda Lambert
    Rye was the first uniquely American whiskey. Distillers make it from corn, barley malt, and at least 51% rye.
  • Under The Influence – Matthew Good
  • Untitled (How Could This Happen To Me) – Simple Plan
  • Usual Suspects – Hollywood Undead

V

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “v.”

  • Victim of Changes (song) – Judas Priest
  • Viens boire un p’tit coup à la maison (Come home to have a drink) –  Licence IV.

W

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “w.”

  • Wake Up in the Sky – Gucci Mane
    The body absorbs alcohol faster from a carbonated drink than from a straight shot.
  • Warm Beer and Cold Women – Tom Waits
  • Wasted Days and Wasted Nights – Freddy Fender
  • Wasted Whiskey – Rodney Atkins
  • Water in His Wine Glass – Maddie & Tae
  • Watermelon Wine – Tom T. Hall
  • We Are Young – Fun
  • We Didn’t See a Thing – Ray Charles, George Jones and Chet Atkins
  • We Ought to Be Drinkin’ – Sheryl Crow
    Abstaining from alcohol increases the risk of heart disease. It also tends to shorten life.
  • We Will Still Need a Song – Hawksley Workman
  • What Good Can Drinkin’ Do – Janis Joplin
  • What Made Milwaukee Famous – Rod Stewart 
  • What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?  (traditional sea shanty)
  • What Sober Couldn’t Say – Halestorm
  • What the Hell Did I Say – Dierks Bentley
  • What Whiskey Does – Randy Houser
  • What Ya Gonna Do – Hinder
  • When I Grow Up – First Aid Kid 
  • When The Tequila Runs Out – Dawes 
  • When the Wine Wears Off – Blake Shelton 
  • Whiskey – Ice Prince
  • Whiskey – Maroon 5
  • Whiskey and Gin – Dance Hall Crashers
  • Whiskey And Pills – Billy Idol
  • Whiskey And Water – Uncle Kracker
  • Whiskey And You – Darius Rucker
  • Whiskey And You – Chris Stapleton
  • Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound – Hank Williams, Jr.
  • Whiskey Bottle – Uncle Tupelo
    “Whiskey” represents the letter “w” in international aviation.
  • Whiskey Chasin’ – Joe Stampley
  • Whiskey Crime – Steve Grand
  • Whiskey Girl – Gillian Welch
  • Whiskey Girls – Electric Light Orchestraalcohol songs
  • Whiskey, If You Were a Woman – Highway 101
  • Whiskey In My Water – Tyler Farr
  • Whiskey In The Jar – Metallica
  • Whiskey in the Morning – Buckcherry
  • Whiskey Lullaby – Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss
  • Whiskey Makes The World Go Round – Darryl Worley
  • Whiskey Man – Molly Hatchet Whiskey Man – The Who
  • Whiskey Night – REO Speedwagon
    George Washington was his new country’s biggest distiller.
  • Whiskey On Ice – Hank Williams Jr.
  • Whiskey On The Rocks – AC/DC
  • Whiskey River – Willie Nelson 
  • Whiskey Rock a Roller – Lynyrd Skynyrd  
  • Whiskey to Wine – Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
  • Whiskey Trail – Los Lobos
  • Whiskey, Whiskey – Kris Kristofferson
  • Whiskey Whiskey Whiskey – John Mayer
  • Whiskey’n Mama – ZZ Top
  • Whiskey’d Up – Jason Aldean
  • Whiskey’s Gone – Zac Brown Band
    White lightning is white (clear) because all distilled spirits are clear at first. They get their color from ageing in barrels. Moonshiners don’t have time to age their product. Heavy taxes more than double the price of a typical bottle of whiskey, rum or other distilled spirits beverage. That encourages the production of dangerous bootleg alcohol.
  • White Lightning – George Jones, the Big Bopper 
  • White Lightnin’ and Wine – Heart
  • White Wine – The Vernons
    Most white wine is from red grapes.
  • Why Not Tonight – Dustin Lynch
  • Wide Eyed and Legless – Andy Fair-weather
  • Wiggle It – 2 in a Room
  • Wine After Whiskey – Carrie Underwood
  • Wine Colored Roses – George Jones
  • Wine Into Water – T. Graham Brown
  • Wine or Whiskey – Natalie Stovall
  • Wine, Women, and Song – Loretta Lynn, Whitesnake
  • Women Without Whiskey – Drive-By Truckers

Y

Alcohol songs beginning with letter “y.”

  • Yesterday’s Wine – Merle Haggard and George Jones 
  • You Ain’t Much Fun – Toby Keith
    Many health benefits from moderate drinking are reduced if alcohol is not consumed often enough.
  • You and Tequila – Kenny Chesney With Grace Potter 
  • You Didn’t Have a Good Time – Randy Travis
  • You Don’t Know Jack – Luke Bryan
  • You Loving Me – Erykah  Badu
  • You Never Even Called Me by My Name – David Allan Co
  • You Next To Me – Jason Michael Carroll
  • Young, Wild & Free – Snoop Dogg
  • Your Mama Should’ve Named You Whiskey – Luke Bryan

These alcohol songs begin with a number.

  • 1,7 Promille-Blues – Slime
  • 2 Sides of Me – Hinder
    The Russian Bolsheviks (communists) were strict drys. Therefore, they quickly imposed prohibition throughout Russia as soon as they came to power.
  • 4th Chamber – GZA
  • 10 Kleine Jaegermeister – Die Toten Hosen
  • 11th Hour – Lamb of God
  • 14 – Palma Violets
  • 40oz. to Freedom – Sublime
  • 60 & Punk – Death Cab for Cutie
  • 99 Bottles of Beer (traditional drinking song)
  • 1000 Degrees – Art of Anarchy

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