Whiskey Bottle Lyrics

Uncle Tupelo


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Jeff Tweedy Jay Farrar
album: Track 4 in album No Depression
release date: 1990
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length: 4:47

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Persuaded, paraded, inebriated, and down
Still aware of everything life carries on without
'Cause there's one too many faces with dollar sign smiles
Got to find the shortest path to the bar for a while

A long way from happiness
In a three hour away town
Whiskey bottle over Jesus
Not forever, just for now
Not forever, just for now

There's a trouble around, it's never far away
The same trouble's been around for a life and a day
I can't forget the sound, 'cause it's here to stay
The sound of people chasing money and money getting away

A long way from happiness
In a three hour away town
Whiskey bottle over Jesus
Not forever, just for now
Not forever, just for now

In between the dirt and disgust there must be

Track Listing

  • 1 Graveyard Shift
  • 2 That Year
  • 3 Before I Break
  • 4 No Depression
  • 5 Factory Belt
  • 6 Whiskey Bottle
  • 7 Outdone
  • 8 Train
  • 9 Life Worth Living
  • 10 Flatness
  • 11 So Called Friend
  • 12 Screen Door
  • 13 John Hardy