Songs about the bar/bartender

What a hoot you are. Noted small_h. Hilarious.

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24 posts in, and Billy Joel hasn’t got a mention? Jeez!

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James Taylor - Bartender’s Blues

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good to see you join in!

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Fine line between some bar songs and some drinking songs ?

Speaking of Wayne Kemp, he wrote a bar/drinking song that arguably put Emmylou Harris on the map:

Still walking that line:

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The line is pretty fuzzy.
No cop’s going to ask you to walk it.
Maybe reciting the alphabet backwards, which I can’t do sober.

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@Rooster started it !

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Oh my…

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These was my theme song a few months ago lol.

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Not about the bartender, per se, but a poignant reflection on nightlife. You get your money’s worth at his concerts, with some of the band and backup singers performing when he takes a break. This song ended the concerts I’ve attended.

In contrast, there’s Belly Up to the Bar, Boys, from The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

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Many decades ago Mickey Gilley scored a hit about closing time. Times are different now, though while public vocabulary may be more judicious, the observed social effect might not have changed as much.

Another reflection:

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