Sussex Toast

This easy to remember English Drinking Song is fun to sing in a group and the lyrics can easily be changed to reflect the occasion. Lyrics I have drunk one and I will drink two Here sits one who’ll drink as much as you (chorus) More »

Barrett’s Privateers

This Canadian Drinking Song is best sung a capella  in a group. The first line of each verse is called out by a lead singer and the group responds with “How I wish I was in Sherbrooke now!” Sherbrooke is a city in southern Quebec. More »

Seven Drunken Nights

This is a traditional Irish Drinking Song and like many is sung loud and vibrantly. Depending on the location and band this song is sometimes sung faster than usual because of it’s length. This Irish drinking song is almost always sung in full. Lyrics As More »

21 English Drinking Songs

This complication contains 21 English Drinking Songs from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Many of the songs are sung in unison, but some have been composed to be sung as rounds (canons) in multiple parts. This compilation includes songs from Henry Purcell, Thomas Ravencroft, John More »

Weinlied

“Weinlied” is a German Drinking Song specifically about wine or wein in German. Lyrics Lustig zu sein beim kühlen Wein hab ich mir für genommen. Ein jeder nu das seine tu und sing mit mir in diesem Haus Den Schlemmer zu dem Fenster naus. Der More »

 

Top 10 Drinking Songs

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne is probably one of the most famous Scottish Drinking Songs. Written by Scotland’s national poet and iconic figure Robert Burns, this Scottisch drinking song not only frequents the pubs

The Wild Rover (No Nay Never)

The Wild Rover is one of the staple Irish Drinking Songs. The song’s true origins are unknown, but this drinking song is one of the most well known found in Irish and Scottish pubs.

Barrett’s Privateers

This Canadian Drinking Song is best sung a capella  in a group. The first line of each verse is called out by a lead singer and the group responds with “How I

Fairytale of New York

Fairytale of New York is a holiday Irish Drinking Song by The Pogues that is sung during Christmas. This song brings a unique Irish flare to the typical New York Christmas story.

MacPherson’s Lament

“MacPherson’s Lament” is a 17th century Scottish Drinking Song composed by James MacPherson himself in Prison on the eve of his execution for cattle rustling. On the gallows he played this tune

Quare Bungle Rye

“Quare Bungle Rye” is a humorous English Drinking Song about rye whiskey. When a sailor Jack goes to purchase some fine rye whiskey a mixup occurs and he is given a baby

Lily the Pink

“Lily the Pink” is an Irish Drinking Song based on a bawdy Folk song “The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham,” which was traditionally sung in changing rooms by rugby teams after matches. Lyrics (Chorus) We’ll

Seven Drunken Nights

This is a traditional Irish Drinking Song and like many is sung loud and vibrantly. Depending on the location and band this song is sometimes sung faster than usual because of it’s

Bugger Off

“Bugger Off” is an offensive Irish Drinking Song made famous by the Dubliners. The mock hostility between the band and the audience is what gives this drinking song its charm. This song

John Barleycorn

“John Barleycorn” is a great American Drinking Song for the home brewer. This song takes you through the simple steps of producing home brewed beer from barley. Lyrics There were three men