Tequila was first invented in the 16th century near the city of Tequila, Mexico. And in addition to making Sammy Hagar a very rich man it has inspired millions with its magical powers.
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
1. Tequila - The Champs
2. Jose Cuervo - The Aquamen
3. Jesus And Tequila - The Minutemen
4. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan
5. Tequila - The Pretenders
6. Eye Of Fatima (Pt. 1) - Camper Van Beethoven
7. Mas Tequila - Sammy Hagar
8. Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo - Tracy Byrd
9. Nada - The Refreshments
10. Margarita - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
11. Mexican Moon - Concrete Blonde
12. Trashed - Black Sabbath
13. Holiday In Spain - Counting Crows
14. All The Tequila In Tijuana - Kevin Fowler
15. Straight Tequila Night - John Anderson
16. Tequila Town - Brooks & Dunn
17. Tequila Loves Me - Kenny Chesney
18. Stays In Mexico - Toby Keith
19. Runnin' For The Red Light (I Gotta Life) - Meat Loaf
20. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett