Beers Ago" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released in March 2012 as the third and last single to his fifteenth studio album, . Keith co-wrote the song with Clancy's Tavern Bobby Pinson. A remixed version by DJ Jason Nevins also appears on the deluxe edition of Keith's sixteenth studio album, . Hope on the Rocks
Content [ edit ]
The song is a reminiscence about the narrator's teenage years, saying that they still seem like yesterday "even though / That was fourteen hundred and fifty-two beers ago".
Critical reception [ edit ]
Billy Dukes of
Taste of Country gave the song three and a half stars out of five, writing that "his rapid-fire lyrics fit like pieces to a puzzle, with smart rhymes and imaginative references that captivate." Kevin John Coyne of [2 ] Country Universe gave the song a B+ grade, saying that "there's a vibrancy to it because of Keith's skill as a vocalist." [3 ]
Chart performance [ edit ]
"Beers Ago" debuted at number 56 on the U.S.
Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of March 24, 2012. [4 ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Conaway, Alanna (March 18, 2012). "Toby Keith, ‘Beers Ago’ – Lyrics Uncovered". Taste of Country . Retrieved April 18, 2012.
^ Dukes, Billy (March 12, 2012). "Toby Keith, ‘Beers Ago’ – Song Review". Taste of Country . Retrieved April 18, 2012.
^ Coyne, Kevin John (March 21, 2012). "Single Review: Toby Keith, “Beers Ago”". Country Universe . Retrieved April 18, 2012.
^ Morris, Edward (March 17, 2012). "Charts: Dierks Bentley's "Home," Lady A's Own the Night Own the Heights". Country Music Television . Retrieved April 18, 2012.
^ " Toby Keith Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Toby Keith.
^ " Toby Keith Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Toby Keith.
^ " Toby Keith Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Toby Keith.
^ "Best of 2012: Country Songs". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media. 2012 . Retrieved December 14, 2012.
^ "American single certifications – Toby Keith – Beers Ago". Recording Industry Association of America . Retrieved May 9, 2013. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Single , then click SEARCH