11 Replies to “Weekend Jukebox: Booze”

  1. Nihil beat me to the punch with One Bourbon, One Scotch and One Beer, but here is George Thorogood’s more raucous rendering of it:

    Just for good measure, here is Jimmy Buffett asking the immortal question, “Why Don’t We Get Drunk and Screw?”:

  2. The original Thunder Road:


    And then just because Mitchum is so cool.


  3. Willie Nelson: Sunday Morning Coming Down

    Can’t find a great YouTube version of Johnny Cash’s gravelly take.)

    Lighning Hopkins: “Gin Bottle Blues”


    Buffy Sainte Marie: “Cod’ine”
    No whiskey for her. (Janis Joplin created a slightly different version…)


    1. John Lee Hooker, “One Bourbon, One Scotch, and One Beer”

      Since 4 in a row is the road to ruin, I’ll stop for now.

  4. So somebody set some Russian film clips to the Dead Kennedy’s classic Too Drunk to Fck.

    There’s also a cool acoustic swing version by Nadeah, but probably two versions of the same song in one thread is pushing it

    1. Couldn’t Resist…,
      posting this quote

      “stay with the beer.
      beer is continuous blood.
      a continuous lover.”
      —Charles Bukowski, “how to be a great writer”