really do appreciate the fact you're sittin' here
Your voice sounds so wonderful
But your face don't look too clear
So, Barmaid, bring a pitcher, another round of brew
Honey, why don't we get drunk and screw.

Why don't we get drunk and screw
I just bought a waterbed filled up for me and you
They say you are a snuff queen, Honey, I don't think that's true
So, why don't we get drunk and screw.
(Repeat chorus)

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    General Commenthow could noone post about this song. its the most obvious of meanings but at the same time classic. this song puts into words what most other musicians are scared to, just flat out says what everyone is looking to do when they go to the bar, get drunk and get laid. gotta love it.
    beaver64on April 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis never actually has happened to me in any bar I've been to, although the "get drunk and screw" at a bar concept is prevelant everywhere in life - in fiction, movies, in jokes. A lot of people THINK about it, but I must be going to the wrong bars because I've never actually seen this phenomenon in ACTION. I think it's mostly a publicity notion to get patrons to their bars, because most bars are boring or nobody has the courage.... I'll shut up with my rant now.
    stoolhardyon December 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJimmy said he watched a businessman trying to pick up a hooker and it just came to him. He said he already people like Conway Twitty already doing so pretty racy stuff, like "Let's Go All the Way." I think he just wanted to cut the BS.
    UnpopularPoeton January 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBuffett got tired of hearing those new country songs with hidden sexual meanings so he just wrote a song that flat out says it
    kfe2on January 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI Love Jimmy Buffett, but I hate this song. It Just seems so tasteless.
    pannikin49on February 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhen I was a kid, my parents would play the cd album "Songs Your Know By Heart" in the car on trips to the beach. They always skipped past this song. I listened to it the other day, and decided that I hadn't been missing much. Funny, yes; listen again, no.
    La_Grange57on March 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreat song to hear live with which to sing along.
    Pirtyfool22on May 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a parady on all country songs. He never meant it to be beautiful or anything, he wrote it to make fun of country (kind of ironic now, as more and more people consider him a country artist).
    woolfeatheron December 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLa Grange, same exact thing over here, now I just skip it anyway, Songs you know by heart is still a great album though
    HoboSpartan7on January 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthaha i was a parrot head since i could stand, and i used to go to concerts on my daddys shoulders and i knew every word to every song and id sing along. aat my second concert, when i was 6, i was on the big mega screen up front, and he started changing the words for all the kids from "why dont we get drunk and scre" to "why dont we get lunch and school" hah im 15 now and il be going to my 12th concert this summer
    uhlyssuh0o0on May 20, 2009   Link

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