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TomFischer
10-21-2009, 15:56
I know we all favorite songs to listen to while drinking bourbon, but I'm looking artists and songs that have a particular connection bourbon...could you all help me with some?

For example, Kid Rock with Red Stag...Willie Nelson with Old Whiskey River. But perhaps not so commercial as official endorsements, just musicians that sing about bourbon or have some special connection to bourbon. George Thorogood, of course. If you would please share somne those you know of, I'd be grateful as I'm working on a little something I promise to share here, my friend! Many thanks!

Cheers,
Tom Fischer

unclebunk
10-21-2009, 16:10
Check out this thread, Tom.

http://www.straightbourbon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13008

jburlowski
10-21-2009, 17:52
The Blues, man, The Blues.

fishnbowljoe
10-21-2009, 20:23
Even though it's not a bourbon, I know that Crown Royal has a connection with jazz. Jazz is what I prefer if I'm listening to music while having a pour or two of bourbon. Joe

ThomasW
10-22-2009, 02:17
Bourbon Man by Tom T. Hall

theDon
10-22-2009, 12:12
Great line from Texas Country artist Cory Morrow's song "Drinkin Alone"-

"I woke up, with some Wild Turkey starin' at me. I poured a couple fingers into my cup of coffee."

CajunKY
10-22-2009, 12:45
Great line from Texas Country artist Cory Morrow's song "Drinkin Alone"-

"I woke up, with some Wild Turkey starin' at me. I poured a couple fingers into my cup of coffee."

Big fan of Cory Morrow, as well as most Texas Country. Great song as well.

p_elliott
10-22-2009, 23:10
A lot of songs by Hank Williams Jr., Hank and Booker Noe were good friends. Booker was even in one of Hank's videos. Have you ever noticed that every bourbon mentioned in a Hank Jr. song is a JB product ie. JB, OGD, etc.. A good song for example would be "Whiskey bent and hell bound"

Another good song would be "Whiskey girl" by Toby Kieth

JasonE
10-23-2009, 19:14
Hardcore honkytonk all the way.

Right now I have Merle Haggard spinning on my turn table....

JasonE

SBOmarc
10-24-2009, 16:51
David Bromberg Live, The Blues, The Blues Man.

TomH
10-24-2009, 17:41
Just noticed that the Dave Matthews Band's new album is .... Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King

Tom

TomFischer
11-03-2009, 21:01
all these replies are so helpful! I am very close to showing you all what we've been working on. Keep the suggestions coming, you are going to like this!

Thank you all!
Tom

MrB
11-03-2009, 21:53
One Bourbon,One scotch, and one beer by
George Thorogood

My one bourbon would be EWSB

One Scotch-Johnnie Walker Blue

One beer- Samuel Adams

McDouche
11-08-2009, 17:14
Call me a redneck but I'm a Merle Haggard kind of guy.

fishnbowljoe
11-12-2009, 15:11
My favorite is from jazz trumpet player Chris Botti. A great version of a song made famous by Frank Sinatra. One For My Baby (And One More for The Road). I was lucky enough to see him in concert with Diana Krall a couple of years ago in Milwaukee. One For My Baby was the song he closed with. It was fantastic! Here's a youtube link of him playing it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv0k_5HmU0E On the CD I have he does a much slower version. Below are the lyrics too. Joe

It's quarter to three,
There's no one in the place 'cept you and me
So set 'em' up Joe
I got a little story you wanna know

We're drinking my friend, to the end
Of a brief episode
Make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

I've got the routine
So drop another nickel in the machine
I'm feeling kind of bad
Wish you make the music easy and sad

I could tell you a lot, but you've
Got to be true to your code
So make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

You'd never know it
But buddy I'm a kind of poet
And I've got a lot of things I'd like to say
But when i'm gloomy, you simply got to listen to me
Untill it's talked away

Well, that's how it goes
And Joe I know you're gettin' anxious to close
So thanks for the cheer
I hope you didn't mind
My bending your ear

This torch that I found
It's gotta be drowned
Or it soon might explode
Make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

That long, long road!!

scopenut
11-13-2009, 10:45
My favorite is from jazz trumpet player Chris Botti. A great version of a song made famous by Frank Sinatra. One For My Baby (And One More for The Road). I was lucky enough to see him in concert with Diana Krall a couple of years ago in Milwaukee. One For My Baby was the song he closed with. It was fantastic! Here's a youtube link of him playing it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv0k_5HmU0E On the CD I have he does a much slower version. Below are the lyrics too. Joe


Great tune! I actually heard/saw Sinatra do it sometime in the 1980's. His voice didn't have its past range, but his phrasing is/was the best I've ever heard.

-Kevin

scopenut
11-13-2009, 10:48
One Bourbon,One scotch, and one beer by
George Thorogood

Originally recorded by John Lee Hooker.

-Kevin

fishnbowljoe
11-13-2009, 14:29
Great tune! I actually heard/saw Sinatra do it sometime in the 1980's. His voice didn't have its past range, but his phrasing is/was the best I've ever heard.

-Kevin

I got to see him in the late 70's. Free! I was in the Army, and the post rec center got a bunch of tickets. I thought why not. Might be okay. All I can say is wow! Pretty much the best concert I've ever been to. Joe

Eggman
11-30-2009, 21:59
Howdy,

JBB mixed with Diet Coke are just the ticket when I'm singing "She done me wrong" songs on my Martin D-28. Usually I'll do this when the wife has gone shopping. Our Airedale Terrier will sit at my feet as I croon and she'll go right to sleep!

Eggman

TomFischer
12-04-2009, 13:43
Friends, thanks for your suggestions! check out my posting on Bourbon Radio to see what we did with some of your suggestions.

Thanks!
Tom Fischer

dean_martin
12-04-2009, 14:33
late contribution:

I always put the album "A Ass Pocket of Whiskey" on at some point during my listening/sipping sessions. Collaboration between RL Burnside and Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. You can find it at Fat Possum Record's website. It's on vinyl too!

spy247
12-09-2009, 21:53
Albert Collins - I Ain't Drunk....I'm Just Drinking

Although not specifically Bourbon, its still great.

Sin
12-09-2009, 23:12
Van Halen - "Take Your Whiskey Home" Woman and Children First - album

"I think you're headed for a whole lot of trouble, if you take your whiskey home."

I added the entire lyrics of the song in the lyrics thread.