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In Germany, drinking songs are called Trinklieder.
The first record of a drinking song dates to the 11th century, and derives from the Carmina Burana, a 13th-century historical collection of poems, educational songs, love sonnets and "entertainment" or drinking songs.
Traditional drinking songs
- "99 Bottles of Beer"
- "Barnacle Bill the Sailor"
- "Barrett's Privateers"
- "Bevilo tutto" (Italian song)
- "Beer, Beer, Beer"
- "California Drinking Song"
- "Drobna drabnitsa" (Belarusian song)
- "Engineers' Drinking Song"
- "Eisgekühlter Bommerlunder"
- "Fathom the Bowl"
- "Friends in Low Places"
- "Good Ship Venus"
- "Home for a Rest" by Spirit of the West
- "I Used to Work in Chicago"
- "Lanigan's Ball"
- "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" from "La Traviata" by "Giuseppe Verdi"
- "Little Brown Jug"
- "Seven Drunken Nights"
- "The Goddamned Dutch"
- "The S&M Man"
- "Walking Down Canal Street"
- "Whiskey in the Jar"
- "The Wild Rover"
- D 75, Cantata "Trinklied" ['Freunde, sammelt euch im Kreise'] for bass, men’s choir and piano (1813)
- D 148 (Op. posth. 131, No. 2), Cantata "Trinklied" ['Brüder! unser Erdenwallen'] for tenor, men’s choir and piano (1815)
- D 169, Chorus "Trinklied vor der Schlacht" ['Schlacht, du brichst an!'] for double unison choir and piano (1815)
- D 183, Cantata "Trinklied" ['Ihr Freunde und du gold’ner Wein'] for voice, unison choir and piano (1815)
- D 242, Trio "Trinklied im Winter" ['Das Glas gefüllt!'] for two tenors and bass (1815, 1st setting; D deest is the 2nd setting, with a different title)
- D 267, Quartet "Trinklied" ['Auf! Jeder sei nun froh und sorgenfrei!'] for two tenors, two basses and piano (1815)
- D 356, Quartet "Trinklied" ['Funkelnd im Becher so helle, so hold'] for two tenors, two basses and piano (1816, fragment)
- D 426, Trio "Trinklied (Herr Bacchus ist ein braver Mann)" ['Herr Bacchus ist ein braver Mann'] for two tenors and bass (1816, lost)
- D 427, Trio "Trinklied im Mai" ['Bekränzet die Tonnen'] for two tenors and bass (1816)
- D 847, Quartet "Trinklied aus dem 16. Jahrhundert" ['Edit Nonna, edit Clerus'] for two tenors and two basses (1825)
- D 888, Song "Trinklied" ['Bacchus, feister Fürst des Weins'] for voice and piano (1826)
- Carmina Burana. Die Lieder der Benediktbeurer Handschrift. Zweisprachige Ausgabe, ed. and translated by Carl Fischer and Hugo Kuhn, dtv, Munich 1991
- Drinking Songs Sheet Music
- Lyrics, Music and MP3s for each drinking song
- Hash House Harrier songbook
- Hash House Harrier songbook links
- A Tankard Of Ale An Anthology 120 Of Drinking Songs, complete online book by Theodore Maynard circa 1919
- Cray, Ed. The Erotic Muse: American Bawdy Songs (University of Illinois, 1992).
- Legman, Gershon. The Horn Book. (New York: University Press, 1964).
- Reuss, Richard A. An Annotated Field Collection of Songs From the American College Student Oral Tradition (Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Masters Thesis, 1965).