Drunk (Jimmy Liggins song)
|Single by Jimmy Liggins|
|B-side||"I'll Never Let You Go"|
"Drunk" is a 1953 Jimmy Liggins song. The song was released on Art Rupe's Specialty Records with another Liggins' composition "I'll Never Let You Go" as the B-side. The song "Drunk" has been covered by many artists including Ace Cannon (1971) and Steve Tallis (1986).
The lyrics include the line "Came home one night with a spinning in my head/reached for the pillow, missed the whole darned bed".
- Gérard Herzhaft, Paul Harris, Jerry Haussler Encyclopedia of the Blues 1997 p. 30 "His brother JIMMY LIGGINS (1924-1984), a guitar and sometimes harmonica player, was also successful with "Drunk" and "Saturday Night Boogie-Woogie Man," which made his reputation on the West Coast."
- Brian Ward Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm And Blues 0203214455 2003 p.77 ""Came home one night with a spinning in my head/reached for the pillow, missed the whole darned bed", moaned Jimmy Liggins on "Drunk"."
- "Top Rhythm & Blues Records". Billboard. November 14, 1953. p. 49.
- "Top R & B Records". Billboard. January 2, 1954. p. 30.
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