The spirit is made from the blue agave plant and is used in such classic cocktails as the margarita and the tequila sunrise. Tequila built its bad reputation on the horrible after effects that cheaper brands can produce for those who slam too much down too quickly.
You are probably familiar with the following famous tequila shot inspired ditty that highlights its infamous reputation:
I would recommend you try some high-end tequila before you accept the drink's bad reputation at face value. And of course, musicians have come under the influence of tequila on many occasions, sometimes inspiring songs.
This playlist includes over an hour of music about, or inspired by tequila.
Songs About Tequila Playlist