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Lyrics, Poetry and Prose V

A place to share some words of beauty, inspiration, and fun. This week we are sharing some of our favorite versions of well-known songs about love and booze. Click on the name of the piece to get a video or more information. You have some favorites? Please share…

The seat of my pants is slick from my barstool, And my hand’s in the shape of a glass
My eyes look like a road-map of Georgia, And it’s a shame I’ve lost my class
One broken heart can do strange things. To a fellow who can’t take pain
But in this hundred proof condition, I’m in no position to take her back again

Sorrow on the Rocks artist Porter Wagoner

Scotch and soda, mud in your eye,
Baby do I feel high?
Oh me, oh my, Do I feel high?
Dry martini, Jigger of gin,
Oh, what a spell you’ve got me in,
Oh my, Do I feel High

Scotch and Soda artists The Kingston Trio

But here I am again mixing misery and gin
Sitting with all my friends and talking to myself.
I look like I’m having a good time but any fool can tell
That this honky-tonk heaven really makes you feel, like hell

Misery and Gin Singer Merle Haggard, Writers John Robert Durrill, Snuff Garrett