Best pop and rock songs about drinking wine, whiskey, moonshine, and bubbly.
I'm not one to drink much, but there have been a lot of good songs about drinking over the years. From rum to whiskey to wine, we have the top 20 songs about drinking, alcoholic drinks, and getting drunk. Warning: Must be 21 years of age to consume the contents of this article (18 in some States). These are the top 20 drinking songs:
20 - Tequila Sunrise by The Eagles
19 - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer by George Thorogood (but if I never hear this songs again, I'll be happy)
18 - The Pina Colada Song - Rupert Holmes
17 - Spill the Wine by the Isley Brothers
16 - Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet
15 - Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) by The Doors No one knows more about drinking than Jim Morrison...(except maybe Janis)
14 - Bottle of Red, Bottle of White (Scenes from an Italian Restaurant) by Billy Joel
13 - I had too Much to Dream Last Night - The Electric Prunes
12 - The Morning After by Maureen McGovern, 2 aspirin and some more of...
11 - Hair of the Dog by Nazareth
10 - Whiskey in the Jar by The Grateful Dead, and also by Thin Lizzy and Metallica
9 - Cold Gin by Kiss
8 - White Lightning - Angel (1977) White lighting...also known as "moonshine"
7 - Shake it Up! - The Cars Shaken, not stirred
6 - Bottle of Red Wine by Eric Clapton
5 - Strange Brew by Cream . A smoother, earlier Clapton song when he was with Cream.
4 - Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
3 - Tequila by The Champs (1958) Latin flavored instrumental made famous again by Pee Wee Herman in his Big Adventure.
2 - Have a Drink on Me - AC/DC, one the best, hard-hitting songs about drinks.
1 - Elderberry Wine by Elton John, this is my favorite song about wine, mainly because of the strong piano rhythm.
Bonus Track: Sweet Cherry Wine by Tommy James and the Shondells. A smooth 60s tune.
Honorable Mention to "Yo ho ho & a Bottle of Rum" by Capt. Jack Sparrow.
Now go have a simple wine with dinner. No shots till the weekend, but drinking songs can be played all week!