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paiktis22
20-10-2002, 13:44:49
Let's take a theme and see how many (preferably not totally worthless) songs we can find about it. Not country, electronica (as if they had any lyrics) or pop songs please.

I'll start with an easy one.


Drinking.

"That woman got me drinking" by Mc"something" and the Popes.

"Whiskey in the jar" by ??? (not metallica first certaintly)

"Going Nowhere" by Therapy?

Debaser
20-10-2002, 14:00:20
Whisky In The Jar is by Thin Lizzy.

What about:-

Nighttrain - Guns 'n' Roses
Lilac Wine - er... not Jeff Buckley...... Stevie Nicks maybe???

paiktis22
20-10-2002, 14:03:54
Thin Lizzy, yes.
and

Show me the way to the next whiskey bar oh don't ask why... The Doors.

It's corny but once you're doors infected it doesn't sound like it.

There must be tons of good songs about drinking... I just can't recall any more right now.

Sean
20-10-2002, 14:06:44
Tom Waits, Jockey Full Of Bourbon. Or lots of other songs.

paiktis22
20-10-2002, 14:08:56
"The Piano has been drinking (not me)" by Tom Waits

Lazarus and the Gimp
20-10-2002, 14:40:03
"Bad liquor"- American Music Club

"Moonshiner", "Still be around"- Uncle Tupelo.

Debaser
20-10-2002, 15:39:02
Originally posted by paiktis22
Show me the way to the next whiskey bar oh don't ask why... The Doors.

It's corny but once you're doors infected it doesn't sound like it.

I used to be a massive Doors fan. I still know the words to almost all their songs. I always hated that one though. It's just rubbish isn't it.

Roadhouse Blues is probably about drinking.

paiktis22
20-10-2002, 15:43:25
It's the same with me. I was a Doors fan, I still like to listen to their songs, if in the right mood, and know most of the lyrics.

Roadhouse Blues might be "better" but I like the ultimate fatalistic feeling of that other song. Quite comforting.

Scabrous Birdseed
20-10-2002, 17:56:44
Tony Tribe made a decent cover of Neil Diamond's "Red Red Wine". Er. Um... God I don't know enough Alcohol songs.

Debaser
20-10-2002, 18:43:56
Isn't Hotel California supposed to be about a rehab clinic to the rich and famous? I suppose that's alcohol related.

Mr. Bas
20-10-2002, 19:19:40
Doing time by Bad Religion.
Here comes a regular by the Replacements.

Mr. Bas
20-10-2002, 19:31:29
Apparently, Tightrope Walker by Therapy? is also about alcohol/alcoholism, but in a rather metaphorical way.

*End Is Forever*
20-10-2002, 21:49:07
Firefly - Saves The Day

Foetus
21-10-2002, 00:20:30
Have a drink on me - AC/DC
Dipsomaniac Kiss - Scraping Foetus off the Wheel
Sickbed of Cuchulain - The Pogues

protein
21-10-2002, 08:32:22
Drink the Elixir - Salad (it's about drinking urine)
Suck my Kiss - RHCP (drinking cum)
Skol Skol Skol Skol Skol Skol Skol Skol - Skol Advert

Funkodrom
21-10-2002, 08:34:32
Caffiene Bomb by The Wildhearts... It doesn't have to be Alcohol does it?

Lazarus and the Gimp
21-10-2002, 18:35:56
"Tequila".

Scabrous Birdseed
21-10-2002, 20:19:09
Bacardi Slang Refix by Bounty Killer feat. Kardinal Offichall

Lazarus and the Gimp
21-10-2002, 21:08:58
"Pina Colada song"

Scabrous Birdseed
21-10-2002, 21:42:05
Actually the guy who later did the Pina Colada song did some far-out stuff in the seventies.