1. Van Morrison “Wild Night” – Perfect opener for a night of pub hopping.

2. Willie Nelson “I Gotta Get Drunk” – This one’s self-explanatory.

3. The Rolling Stones “Honky Tonk Women” – The party really begins to pick up now. Be sure to brace yourself for the oncoming fury.

4. Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey” – All about malt liquor and Spanish Fly. Billy Dee would be proud.

5. Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama” – Skynyrd exposes the secret link between sorority girls and drunken rednecks.

6. Creedence Clearwater Revival “Lodi” – Grab a White Russian and head for the bowling alley.

7. The Doors “Roadhouse Blues” – Jim Morrison was a fucking prick, but he sure could write a good drinking song.

8. Van Halen “Panama” – It wouldn’t be complete without a little Van Halen. From the David Lee Roth era, of course.


9. Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine” – Kick off side two with a classic party song from one of rock’s most proficient drinkers.

10. The Pogues “Lorca’s Novena” – Obligatory Irish drinking song. Grab a Guinness and enjoy.

11. Skee-Lo “I Wish” – “I wish was a little bit taller. I wish I was a baller.” Speaks for itself.

12. Neil Young “Barstool Blues” – Sure, Neil was more into cocaine, but he could still knock a few back.

13. Elvis Costello “Wave a White Flag” – “‘Cause when I hit the bottle there’s no tellin’ what I’ll do.” Drinking and wife-beating. Oh yeah.

14. Andrew W.K. “We Want Fun” – Dude you totally need to shotgun a Coors.

15. The Replacements “Here Comes A Regular” – In honor of last call, the single best crying-in-your-beer song ever.

16. The Band “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” – Time to squeeze out those last few tears then head for home.

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