What a hoot you are. Noted small_h. Hilarious.
24 posts in, and Billy Joel hasn’t got a mention? Jeez!
James Taylor - Bartender’s Blues
good to see you join in!
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:
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.
@Rooster started it !
These was my theme song a few months ago lol.
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.
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.