Get Drunk and Be Somebody

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"Get Drunk and Be Somebody"
Single by Toby Keith
from the album White Trash with Money
Released December 20, 2005
Genre Country
Length 2:59
Label Show Dog Nashville
Writer(s) Toby Keith
Scotty Emerick
Producer(s) Toby Keith
Lari White
Toby Keith singles chronology
"Big Blue Note"
(2005)
"Get Drunk and Be Somebody"
(2006)
"A Little Too Late"
(2006)

"Get Drunk and Be Somebody" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released in December 2005 as the first single from Keith's album White Trash with Money. It was also his debut single from his newly formed record label, Show Dog Nashville. It peaked at number 3 on the country singles charts. Keith wrote the song with Scotty Emerick.

Content[edit]

This song is a typical working man's anthem in which two workers who are depressed by their mundane jobs celebrate on Friday by drinking.

Music video[edit]

The live music video was directed by Michael Salomon and premiered on February 15, 2006 on CMT. GAC cut the ending of the video out, because of its suggestive language.[citation needed] It is a live performance clip. It was filmed at a concert in Portland, Oregon.

Chart positions[edit]

"Get Drunk and Be Somebody" debuted at number 32 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks.

Chart (2005-2006) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[1] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 47
US Billboard Pop 100 64

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 31

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