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According to Bryan, Spring Break and drinking beer go hand-in-hand. "Spring Break and drinking beer is definitely, I mean, you're down on the beach, you're drinking beer all day, and it's just kind of a college way of life," he said. "So, when you write Spring Break songs, it's kind of a no-brainer that drinking beer and partying and staying up all night is gonna be in the theme. But, definitely, I don't think you can have Spring Break without good cold beer on the beach."
Allen Toussaint - "Southern Nights"
A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.