alcohol Great Country Songs About Whiskey  

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There are some excellent country songs about whiskey. It shouldn't be surprising, considering the major themes in much of country music (i.e. cheating and fighting and partying). These cowboys like to mosey up to the bar and enjoy a shot or two (or five), and then raise hell in their honkey tonks. Country whiskey songs include flat-out love ballads to Jack Daniels, odes to moonshine runners hauling illegal whiskey down back roads, and tales of good ol’ boys and girls dancing on bars as they swill.

Whiskey and country go way back. Perhaps one of the first – and greatest – country songs about whiskey is the classic “C.C. Waterback” by two of country’s all-time best artists: Merle Haggard and George Jones. A C.C. Waterback, in case you were wondering, is Canadian Club whiskey, straight, with a glass of water on the side. Those two meant business with that song.

Other country whiskey songs lament that no how much of this magical liquor you drink, it simply won’t wash away any painful memories you're trying to shake. Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart knew this, and they sang about it with “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin'.”

So raise a glass, have a listen, and vote on your favorite tunes. Here’s to you, country whiskey song. The next round is on us.

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Whiskey River Willie Nelson

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Tennessee Whiskey Chris Stapleton

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Whiskey Lullaby Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss

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Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound Hank Williams, Jr.

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Copperhead Road Steve Earle

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The Whiskey Ain't Workin' Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart

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Wine After Whiskey Carrie Underwood

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Whiskey, Weed & Women Hank Williams III

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Whiskey on Ice Hank Williams, Jr.

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Whiskey and You Darius Rucker

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Whiskey Girl Toby Keith

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Rye Whiskey Tex Ritter

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5 Shots of Whiskey Hank Williams III

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The Best Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

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C.C. Waterback George Jones, Merle Haggard

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Jack Daniels Miranda Lambert

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Jack Daniels Eric Church

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Whiskey and You Tim McGraw

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Whiskey's Gone Zac Brown Band

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Whiskey Tears Dierks Bentley

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Hemingway’s Whiskey Kenny Chesney

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hejacountrybest added Toby Keith — Drinks After Dark

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Cheap Whiskey Martina McBride

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Time to Switch to Whiskey Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans

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Jack Daniels, If You Please David Allan Coe

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Whiskey Girl Gillian Welch

The Best Tasting Whiskey

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Brand New Whiskey Brooks & Dunn

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Whiskey, Whiskey Kris Kristofferson

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Old Number 7 The Devil Makes Three

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Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Wild Women Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

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Whiskey Pat Green

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Whiskey Under the Bridge Brooks & Dunn

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Whiskey Basin Blues John Denver