Best American Drinking Songs

Ever since the founding of the original colonies, our American brethren composed drinking songs to celebrate, motivate and lose oneself. During the revolution, the pubs were the center of politics. Many revolutionary meetings were held in a pub and many of the founding fathers were ardent brewers, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Drinking and singing is part of the American heritage and Drinking-Songs.com is proud to keep that tradition alive!

Rye Whiskey

American rye whiskey requires that the whiskey be distilled from at least 51% rye. This traditional American Drinking Song gives praise to one of America’s greatest drinks, rye whiskey. Lyrics I’ll eat

Whiffenpoof Song

The Yale Whiffenpoofs are the oldest collegiate a cappella group in the United States, established in 1909. This American Drinking Song celebrates the whiffenpoofs and the local bars they would frequent and

No More Booze

This American Drinking Song touches on the pitfalls of drunkenness. Before bottling had been perfected, people would go to the local bar or saloon with a container to fill up and take

Copper Kettle

This American Drinking Song pays tribute to the copper kettle, a prized piece of brewing equipment. The special qualities of copper allow for a better brewing experience and later science has proven

Good Ale

This American Drinking Song pays tribute to beer and good ale. Any time of day or night, good ale is there to comfort you. Lyrics It is of good ale to you

The North Atlantic Squadron

“The North Atlantic Squadron” was a section of the U.S. Navy operating in the North Atlantic in the late 1890s. This¬†American Drinking Song speaks of a sailor’s life on the ship and