Misery and Gin
|"Misery and Gin"|
|Single by Merle Haggard|
|from the album Back to the Barrooms|
|B-side||"No One to Sing For (But the Band)"|
|Released||June 16, 1980|
|Recorded||May 9, 1980|
|Merle Haggard singles chronology|
"Misery and Gin" is a song written by Snuff Garrett and John Durrill, and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in June 1980 as the first single from the album Back to the Barrooms. "Misery and Gin" reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and peaked at number 4 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks.
The narrator discusses how he always ends up at the bar trying to drink away memories. The narrator goes on to say how the alcohol makes memories come back to haunt him.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||3|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||4|
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