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Drinking Songs

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Today marks the 75th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition, so we asked you what your favorite songs about alcohol were.

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition, so we asked you what your favorite songs about alcohol were. Here are some of your responses:

John Lee Hooker - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer (Hugh in NYC)

The Rolling Stones - Salt of the Earth (Melanie)

Moxy Fruvous - The Drinking Song (Gordon)

Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem - The Parting Glass

Van Morrison - Behind the Ritual (Kevin in Douglaston)

Allman Brothers - Drunken Hearted Boy (Mike in Nyack)

Tom Waits - Perfect Strangers

Duke Ellington - Sophisticated Lady

Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer - One for my Baby (Don in Brooklyn)

The Doors - The Alabama Song (Dennis in Westbury)

Joe Jackson - What’s the use of getting sober (When You’re Gonna get Drunk again) (Al in Shelton, CT)

John Prine - Illegal Smile

Peter Tosh - Legalize it (Bob in Hoboken)

Jerry Jeff Walker - LA Freeway (Jill)

George Thorogood - One Bourbon, One Whiskey, One Rye (Rick in Suffern, NY)

Jimmy Buffet - Margaritaville (Kent in Bayside)

Kingston Trio - Scotch and Soda

Black 47 - Maria’s Wedding

Christy Moore - Delirium Tremens

Anything by Shane McGowan (Joe in Jersey City)

Todd Snider - Beer Run (Greg in Hewitt, NJ)

David Johansen - Somebody Buy me a Drink

Rolling Stones - Sweet Virginia (Ed in Glen Cove)

Gateful Dead - Brown Eyed Woman (Dan in Bayshore)

George Thorogood - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer (Valeri in New Rochelle)

Nellie McKay - Dog Song, Ding Dong

Gaelic Storm - Nancy Whiskey

Counting Crows - Holiday in Spain

Robert Earl Keene - Feelin Good Again

Billy Joel - The Piano Man (Donna in Pearl River)

John Hiatt - The Tiki bar is Open (Chris in Maplewood)

Reverend Horton Heat - Liquor, Beer and Wine

Old 97s - W.i.f.e. (Luke in Soho)

Willie Nelson - Gotta get Drunk (John in NYC)

David Johansen - The Worst Beer I ever Had (Tom in West Milford, NJ)

Be Good Tanyas - I need a drink

Tom Waits - The Piano has been Drinking

Cat Empire - The Wine Song (Bin from Clifton, NJ)

Anything from Tom Waits (Jim from Croton)

The Doors - Alabama Song

Chumbawumba - Tubthumper

Mary Gauthier - I drink from Drag Queens in Limousines (Fred in Rockville Center)

Jimmy Buffet - Honey, Why don’t we get Drunk and Screw (Jeff in New Fairfield, CT)

The Pogues - Bottle of Smoke (Chuck in Manhattan)

The Jazz Butcher - Drink (Paul)

Peter Frampton - Do you Feel like I do? (Andy from Larchmont)

Leave Comments and let us know what you think we missed, and enjoy celebrating!