Beer For My Horses

Album: Unleashed (2002)
Charted: 22
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  • Toby Keith:
    Well a man come on the six o'clock news
    Say somebody been shot, somebody's been abused
    Somebody blew up a building, somebody stole a car,
    Somebody got away, somebody didn't get too far, yeah.
    They didn't get too far.

    Willie Nelson:
    Grandpappy told my pappy, "Back in my day son,
    A man had to answer for the wicked that he had done.
    Take all the rope in Texas, find a tall oak tree,
    Round up all of them bad boys, hang them high in the street,
    For all the people to see."

    Chorus (both):
    And justice is the one thing you should always find,
    You gotta saddle up your boys, you gotta draw a hard line
    When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune
    And we'll all meet back at the local saloon.
    We'll all raise up our glasses against evil forces, singing,
    Whiskey for my men, beer for my horses

    Toby :
    We got too many gangsters doing dirty deeds,
    Willie :
    Too much corruption and crime in the streets.
    Toby:
    It's time the long arm of the law put a few more in the ground.
    Willie:
    Send them all to their maker and he'll settle them down.
    Toby:
    You can bet he'll set them down.

    And justice is the one thing you should always find,
    You gotta saddle up your boys, you gotta draw a hard line
    When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune
    And we'll all meet back at the local saloon.
    We'll all raise up our glasses against evil forces, singing,
    Whiskey for my men, beer for my horses

    Whiskey for my men, beer for my horses

    And justice is the one thing you should always find,
    You gotta saddle up your boys, you gotta draw a hard line
    When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune
    And we'll all meet back at the local saloon.
    We'll all raise up our glasses against evil forces, singing,
    Whiskey for my men, beer for my horses
    Singing whiskey for my men, beer for my horses
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Comments: 7

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyHere's some obscure trivia:
    On January 24th 1935, the Krueger Brewing Company in Richmond, Virginia put the first canned beer on sale...
    Sixty eight and a half years later on June 8th, 2003 Toby Keith's "Beer For My Horses"* would peak at #1 {for 6 weeks} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart; it reached #22 on the Hot Top 100 chart...
    The music video would win the Academy of Country Music Award for 'Video of the Year'...
    Was track five from his seventh studio album, 'Unleashed', and the album reached #1 on both Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and Top 200 Albums chart...
    Three other tracks from the album also made the Hot Country Singles chart; "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)" {#1}, "Who's Your Daddy?" {#1}, and "Rock You Baby" {#13}...
    * In the 1975 movie 'Bite the Bullet', the cowpoke Carbo, played by Jan Michael Vincent, utter the phrase 'Whiskey for me, beer for my horse'.
  • Stormy from Northport, MiThe movie wasn't too bad either.
    = )
  • Christopher from Greenfield Center, NyCorin Nemec also played Parker Lewis in the TV show "Parker Lewis Can't Lose".
  • Tom from Alma, GaHis name is Corin Nemec (the actor in the video). He played as the nerd in the original tv miniseris of Stephen King's "The Stand", and several crappy movies and other made for tv stuff. Great song and video, btw.
  • Andrew from Portsmouth, Vathe guy dressed as a girl is Jonas Quin From StarGate SG-1 i dont know if you have ever seen that but thats were its from
  • Ginger from Pekin, Il Great video, and an great song. But,who portrays the guy dressed as the woman, it is driving me crazy. He looks familiar, but I can't place him. Thaks
  • Elbert from Houston, TxIn the video, Toby Keith is a Homicide Detective and needs help from his Dad(Willie Nelson), an old time Lawman. They are looking for a serial killer patterned after Jack the Ripper. Willie saves the day with an old Peacemaker and a Posse of Police Officers.
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