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Best Drinking Songs Ever

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Ah, the drinking songs. It’s a time-honored tradition, one that has been around since the days of the bards and minstrels. From sea shanties to country classics, drinking songs have been a part of our culture for centuries. But which ones are the best?

We’ve compiled a list of the top 15 greatest drinking songs of all time. These tunes are sure to get your toes tapping and your spirits lifted, so grab your favourite beverage and get ready to sing along!

What makes a good drinking song?

A good song to drink to is one that has an upbeat tempo and a catchy chorus that is easy to sing along to. It should also have lyrics that are relatable and evoke emotion, as this helps to bring the listener into the moment and makes them feel connected to the song lyrics. The right kind of song can help set the mood and create a fun and relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect accompaniment to any drinking occasion.

Top 14 Drinking Songs:

“Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

A classic drinking song that always gets the party going.

“Friends in Low Places” by Garth Brooks

A great song that celebrates the joys of having friends who are always there for you.

“Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett

A great song to listen to when you’re enjoying a margarita.

“Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker 

A great song about the joys of being on the road.

“Tequila” by The Champs

A classic drinking song that will get everyone singing and dancing.

“Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith

A fun song about the joys of enjoying a cold one with friends.

“Drinkin’ Problem” by Midland

A great song about the struggles of having a drinking problem.

“I Love This Bar” by Toby Keith

A great song about the joys of being in a bar with friends.

“Gin & Juice” by Snoop Dogg

A classic song that will get everyone in the party mood.

More About These Songs

These songs can be found in a variety of genres, from folk and country to rock and hip-hop. Some of the most famous songs include “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall,” “The Wild Rover,” and “Whiskey in the Jar.”

While these tunes can be a fun and lighthearted way to enjoy alcohol with friends, it’s important to remember to drink responsibly. Excessive drinking can lead to serious health problems and can be dangerous for both the drinker and those around them.

“Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” by Luke Bryan

A great song about the joys of partying with a country girl.

“Cheers (Drink to That)” by Rihanna 

A great drinking song about the joys of toasting to life.

“Beer Money” by Kip Moore

A great drinking song about the joys of enjoying a cold one with friends.

“Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” by Big & Rich

A great song about the joys of enjoying a night out with the boys.

“Drunk on You” by Luke Bryan

A great song about the joys of being intoxicated with love.


In conclusion, drinking songs have a long and rich history in human culture and continue to be a popular way to celebrate the joys of drinking with friends. Whether you prefer traditional folk songs or modern pop hits, there’s a drinking song out there for everyone. Just remember to drink responsibly and enjoy the music! We hope you like our top picks and have a few songs to listen to for future drinking activities. Remember, always drink responsibly!


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