Home
The Bottle Let Me Down
Composer: Merle Haggard

The titles The Bottle Let Me Down and Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down are both registered for this song. The shorter title has been used here as this was the title used on the original Merle Haggard recording.

The song has been performed by the New Riders of the Purple Sage. It was also played by Jerry Garcia with Elvis Costello and Friends during the Elvis Costello show on April 24, 1989 at the Sweetwater, Mill Valley.



Merle Haggard

info Swinging Doors and The Bottle Let Me Down, Merle Haggard and The Strangers, 1966
no info Single (The Bottle Let Me Down / Longer You Wait), Merle Haggard, 1966
info The Best Of Merle Haggard, Merle Haggard, 1968
no info Single (Longer You Wait / Bottle Let Me Down), Merle Haggard, 1968
no info Close-Up, Merle Haggard, 1985
info Capitol Collectors Series, Merle Haggard, 1990
no info The Legendary, Merle Haggard, 1992
no info Super Hits, Vol. 2, Merle Haggard, 1994
no info Sing Me Back Home: Hits, Merle Haggard, 1994
no info Legendary Country Singers, Merle Haggard, 1995
info Untamed Hawk, Merle Haggard, 1995
no info 24 Greatest Hits, Merle Haggard, 1995
info 20 Hits Special Collection, Vol. 1, Merle Haggard, 1995
info The Lonesome Fugitive: The Merle Haggard Anthology (1963-1977), Merle Haggard, 1995
no info Vintage Collection Series, Merle Haggard, 1996
info Down Every Road, Merle Haggard, 1996
no info 23 Classic Tracks, Merle Haggard, 1996
no info Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard, 1997
no info Legends of Country: 18 Songs, Various Artists, 1997
no info Strangers/Swinging Doors, Merle Haggard, 1998
no info This Is Merle Haggard, Merle Haggard, 1998
no info Country's Greatest Drinking Songs, Various Artists, 1998
no info Live at Billy Bob's Texas: Motercycle Cowboy, Merle Haggard, 1999
no info Classic Country: 1964-1968, Various Artists, 1999
no info Branded Man, Merle Haggard, 2000
no info Oh Boy Classics Presents: Merle Haggard Again, Merle Haggard, 2001
info Drinkin', Merle Haggard, 2001
info Beyond Nashville: The Twisted Heart of Country Music, Various Artists, 2001
info 20 Greatest Hits, Merle Haggard, 2002
no info Best of Merle Haggard, Merle Haggard, 2002
no info 40 Greatest Hits, Merle Haggard, 2004
no info Road to Bakersfield, Various Artists, 2004
no info Legends: Merle Haggard, Merle Haggard, 2005
no info Country Ladies and Gentlemen, Various Artists, 2005
no info Greatest Country Music Show in the World!, Various Artists, 2005
no info Raise 'Em High: Country Drinking Songs, Various Artists, 2005
info Hag: The Best of Merle Haggard, Merle Haggard, 2006
no info Greatest Hits, Merle Haggard, 2006
no info Workin' Man Blues, Merle Haggard, 2006
no info Legends of American Music: The Original Outlaw, Merle Haggard, 2007
no info Country Drinking Songs, Various Artists, 2007
no info The Outlaw Trail Collection, Various Artists, 2008
no info Country Ballads, Various Artists, 2008

 
Other recordings

info Drink Up And Go Home, Johnny Bond, 1967
no info Struttin' My Stuff, Del Reeves, 1967
no info Goin' To Cal's Place, Cal Smith, 1967
info Country Hit Time, Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadors, 1968
info The Bottom Of The Bottle, Porter Wagoner, 1968
no info Taker, Waylon Jennings, 1970
no info Pieces Of The Sky, Emmylou Harris, 1975
info Sleepless Nights, Gram Parsons & The Flying Burrito Brothers, 1976
no info I've Always Been Crazy, Waylon Jennings, 1978
no info Almost Blue, Elvis Costello and The Attractions, 1981
no info Country Special, Roy Cobb and the Coachmen, 1985
info Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud, Loud Music, The Flying Burrito Brothers, 1987
no info Walls Can Fall, George Jones, 1992
info Mama's Hungry Eyes: Tribute To Merle Haggard, Various Artists (Brooks and Dunn), 1994
no info Creole Nightingale, Tim Williams, 1996
no info Threadgill's Supper Session, Various Artists, 1996
no info Patsy Decline: Horsin' Around, Lannie Garrett, 1997
no info It's Now! It's Live!, The Mavericks, 1998
no info Sweet in the Pants, The Meat Purveyors, 1998
info Another Story, Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadors, 1999
no info Big Requests, Jim Sundquest & His Fendermen 2000, 1999
info Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology 1969-1972, The Flying Burrito Brothers, 2000
no info The Name is Ned, Handsome Ned, 2000
no info Amazing Stories, The Revelators, 2001
no info The Best of Sessions at West 54th, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Mavericks), 2001
no info The Masters, Waylon Jennings, 2002
no info Countrysides, Cracker, 2003
no info Live in Austin, Texas, The Mavericks, 2004
info The Collection, The Flying Burrito Brothers, 2005
no info 13 Ft. and Rising, Throw Rag, 2005
no info The Collection: Honky Tonk Heroes/I've Always Been Crazy/Ol' Waylon, Waylon Jennings, 2006
no info In Concert: Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Waylon Jennings, 2006
no info Gold, The Mavericks, 2006
info San Francisco: 1968, Vern & Ray, 2006
no info True Lies from the Road: Oklahoma Round Dance Songs, Glen Ahhaitty, 2006
no info Undressed, Gretchen Wilson, 2006
no info 20 Years of Tanked Up Tunes, Alcoholics Unanimous, 2007
no info Straight from the Heart, Daryle Singletary, 2007
no info Turn on the Interference, Sean Kirkpatrick, 2007
no info Roadhouse Gems, The Texas Sapphires, 2007
no info American Soldier's Wife, Aubrey Ray Hobson, 2007
no info Live at the Drake Hotel, E. Frank Murphy, 2007
info The Cold Hard Facts of Life (Box), Porter Wagoner, 2008
no info Time & Time Again, Chris Fyfe, 2008
no info Covers, The Mavericks & Raul Malo, 2008
no info Sings Merle Haggard, Leona Williams, 2008
no info It Takes One to Know One, Jonny and the Jambusters, 2008
no info The Good Times Are Killing Me, The Twin City Playboys, 2008
no info Quiver, Big Joe Burke, 2009
no info Sugar Shack, Damon Fowler, 2009

  album cover

album cover

album cover

album cover

album cover