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CMT Names The 40 Greatest Drinking Songs Of Country Music

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Just in time for St. Patricks Day, CMT has put together their list of the 40 Greatest Drinking Songs of Country Music.  Make sure to look out for the television special dedicated to these songs on CMT.  Pop a cold one and see if your favorites made the cut:

40. Beer Run – George Jones & Garth Brooks

39. Killin’ Time – Clint Black

38. Beer For My Horses – Toby Keith & Willie Nelson

37. That’s Why I’m Here – Kenny Chesney

36. Naked Women and Beer – Hank Willians, Jr. & Kid Rock

35. Beer Thirty – Brooks & Dunn

34. Tonight the Heartache’s On Me – The Dixie Chicks

33. Wasted Days & Wasted Nights – Freddy Fender

32. Tequila Sunrise – The Eagles

31. Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo – Tracy Byrd

30. I Love This Bar – Toby Keith

29. Two Pina Coladas – Garth Brooks

28. What’s Made Milwaukee Famous – Jerry Lee Lewis

27. Wine Into Water – T. Graham Brown

26. Whiskey, If You Were a Woman – Highway 101

25. Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down – Merle Haggard

24. All the Girls Get Prettier At Closing Time – Mickey Gilley

23. You Never Even Call Me By My Name – David Allen Coe

22. Set ‘Em Up, Joe – Vern Gosdin

21. Two More Bottles Of Wine – Emmy Lou Harris

20. The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’ – Travis Tritt & Marty Stuart

19. Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye – Charlie Daniels

18. It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere – Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett

17. I’m Gonna Hire a Wino To Decorate Our Home – David Frizzell

16. Whiskey Bent and Hellbound – Hank Williams, Jr.

15. Pop a Top – Alan Jackson / Jim Ed Brown

14. Straight Tequila Night – John Anderson

13. There’s a Tear In My Beer – Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr.

12. Longneck Bottle – Garth Brooks

11. There Stands the Glass – Webb Pierce

10. You Ain’t Much Fun Since I Quit Drinkin’ – Toby Keith

9. Chug-a-Lug – Roger Miller

8. White Lightnin’ – George Jones

7. I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink – Merle Haggard

6. All My Rowdy Friends Are Comin’ Over Tonight – Hank Williams, Jr.

5. Sunday Morning Coming Down – Johnny Cash

4. Whiskey River – Willie Nelson

3. Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ – Loretta Lynn

2. Family Tradition – Hank Williams, Jr.

1. Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks

What?  Where the heck is ‘Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off’ by Joe Nichols?  Feel free to share your thoughts on this list, a song that you think should be on here or should be ranked different.

Be on the lookout for this CMT special via

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