Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On

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"Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On"
Single by Neal McCoy
from the album That's Life
Released March 21, 2005
Recorded January 2005
Genre Country
Length 3:38
Label 903 Music
Writer(s) Philip White
Michael Mobley
Producer(s) Eric Silver
Neal McCoy singles chronology
"The Luckiest Man in the World"
"Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On"
"The Last of a Dying Breed"

"Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On" is a song written by Philip White and Michael Mobley, and recorded by American country music artist Neal McCoy. It was released in March 2005 as the lead-off single to his album That's Life. It was McCoy's first release from his vanity label 903 Music. The song reached number 10 on Hot Country Songs in 2005.


"Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On" describes a man who, after his girlfriend leaves him, becomes so intoxicated that he is said to be wearing beer goggles, a term used to indicate the lack of sexual inhibition when one is drunk. Everything (the girls, barfights, etc.) looks good to him.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Buddy Swell. It features actor Rob Schneider and zookeeper Jack Hanna.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 16, 2005.

Chart (2005) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 75

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 50