Brad Paisley “Whiskey Lullaby” Music Video and Lyrics

Brad Paisley “Whiskey Lullaby” Music Video and Lyrics

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"Whiskey Lullaby" was recorded as a duet by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss and released in 2004 reaching #3 on the Country Music charts.

Whiskey Lullaby” was composed by Bill Anderson and Jon Randall and appeared on Brad Paisley’s album “Mud on the Tires”.  The song won the 2005 Country Music Association Song of the year award.  The music video is set during the World War II era.

Lyrics to “Whiskey Lullaby”:

She put him out like the burnin’ end of a midnight cigarette
She broke his heart he spent his whole life tryin’ to forget
We watched him drink his pain away a little at a time
But he never could get drunk enough to get her off his mind
Until the night

[1st Chorus]
He put that bottle to his head and pulled the trigger
And finally drank away her memory
Life is short but this time it was bigger
Than the strength he had to get up off his knees
We found him with his face down in the pillow
With a note that said I’ll love her till I die
And when we buried him beneath the willow
The angels sang a whiskey lullaby

(Sing lullaby)

The rumors flew but nobody knew how much she blamed herself
For years and years she tried to hide the whiskey on her breath
She finally drank her pain away a little at a time
But she never could get drunk enough to get him off her mind
Until the night

[2nd Chorus]
She put that bottle to her head and pulled the trigger
And finally drank away his memory
Life is short but this time it was bigger
Than the strength she had to get up off her knees
We found her with her face down in the pillow
Clinging to his picture for dear life
We laid her next to him beneath the willow
While the angels sang a whiskey lullaby

(Sing lullaby)

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