Category: The 60 Songs of Power Hour

2) It Sounds Like a Good Idea

Shot no.: 2 Song title: It Sounds Like a Good Idea Style: 60’s Pop No. of college students that can relate: All Alright, this one has a lot of inspiration from multiple people. I’ll start from the beginning and work...

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3) Drunk Dialing

Shot no.: 3 Song title: Drunk Dialing Style: Piano Rock Total no. of people I’ve drunk dialed: 711111# This song is at track 3 because it’s actually intended to be more like track 63. As I’ve mentioned before,...

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4) Game Within the Game

Shot no.: 4 Song title: Game Within the Game Style: Rock/Synth No. of extra sips taken: 20 On the fourth shot of a power hour, people are still feeling like one minute is a long time and that this game is too easy. Enter: the...

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5) Shot Glass On a String

Shot no.: 5 Song title: Shot Glass On a String Style: Country Western Required accessory: Wearable shot glass Shot glasses on strings are spectacular. For one thing, it’s something you can physically wear that lets...

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6) The Minute's Not Up

Shot no.: 6 Song title: The Minute’s Not Up Style: Stomp/Drum line Call to Action: Drink while you march! Six minutes into a party is still early. Though at this point you’ve drank over half of your first beer. But...

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7) Double Fisting

Shot no.: 7 Song title: Double Fisting Style: Rockabilly What is better than a beer: 2 beers Ahhh, Double Fisting. The song that, on YouTube, has related videos that are all filthy. The song that iTunes names “Double...

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8) Done With One

Shot no.: 8 Song title: Done With One Style: Boogie Woogie Things you are done with: One 8 songs = 8 shots 8 shots x 1.5 oz. = 12 oz. 12 oz. = 1 beer The numbers all make sense but somehow this song still always seems to take...

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9) Drunk Running

Shot no.: 9 Song title: Drunk Running Style: Piano Rock Song’s key percussive instrument: Heavy breathing Drunk running is by far the best form of transportation under the influence. I don’t merely encourage this...

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10) Hermakey

Shot no.: 10 Song title: Hermakey Style: Broadway/Piano Rock Best time to listen to the song: The next morning HER•MA•KEY – [her-muh-kee] adjective 1. Used to describe the feeling that one experiences when waking up after...

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11) Everybody Wins

Shot no.: 11 Song title: Everybody Wins Style: Sports Stadium Music/Rock Opposing team name: n/a Some people say there are power hour rules to which you must comply or you’ll lose the game. I say that is crap. As long as...

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12) Pink Elephant

Shot no.: 12 Song title: Pink Elephant Style: 50’s Soul Special guest star: Elephas maximus roseus “Seeing pink elephants” is a euphemism for having drunken hallucinations. I remember watching this cartoon as a...

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13) This Bar

Shot no.: 13 Song title: This bar Style: Pop/Electro Times this bar has been entered: 870,145 [as of publishing date] Times this bar has been exited: 0 I wish I could take credit for how clever this one is but I can’t....

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14) Clean Up That Spill

Shot no.: 14 Song title: Clean Up That Spill Style: Electro/R&B Tools needed: toilet paper, tissues, your friend’s cat Featured video performer: Dude with mop When I first placed “Clean Up That Spill” at...

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15) People Drinking Boone's

Shot no.: 15 Song title: People Drinking Boone’s Style: Reggae Tools not needed: cork screw I realized that Done With One was discriminatory towards anyone that isn’t drinking out of 12 oz bottles. Well, I’m no...

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16) Pause for the Cause

Shot no.: 16 Song title: Pause for the Cause Style: Swing Tools needed: wide mouth sports jug, a destination You gotta sip . . . then walk . . . then pause . . . yeah sip . . . . then walk . . . then pause . . Many a time my...

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17) Party Tattoos

Shot no.: 17 Song title: Party Tattoos Style: ’80s Rock Laceration origin: Unknown PAR•TY TAT•TOO – [ˈpärtē taˈto͞o] noun 1. An injury, which the afflicted party does not recall receiving, sustained during a night of...

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18) Synonyms for Drunk

Shot no.: 18 Song title: Synonyms for Drunk Style: Bluegrass Total synonyms: 91 This song is one of my favorites to perform live and one of the most challenging. It’s also generated one of the best T-shirts. You’ll...

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19) Emotional Black Hole

Shot no.: 19 Song title: Emotional Black Hole Style: Rock Ballad Location of your tears: Your beers Imagine a girl sitting on the floor in the hallway of a frat. Sobbing. Just sobbing. Mascara everywhere. Confused and scared...

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20) Jesus Loved Power Hours

Shot no.: 20 Song title: Jesus Loved Power Hours Style: Gospel Rock Proven by the Bible: Alcohol > Water So, I totally did a power hour with Jesus once. It was about 3 AM at a frat party and everything was winding down. I ran...

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21) Drinking With a Helmet

Shot no.: 21 Song title: Drinking With a Helmet Style: Pop/Funk Things that helmets are: safe, stylish, a hit at parties The concept of attempting to drink safely by wearing a helmet is hilarious to me. My love of this is...

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22) I'm Fine Occifer

Shot no.: 22 Song title: I’m Fine Occifer Style: Alt Rock Things that are lies: The statement in the song’s title I have sang this song enough that I’m legitimately concerned I’m going to one day use the...

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23) Mixed Drinks Too

Shot no.: 23 Song title: Mixed Drinks Too Style: 60’s Swing/Jazz Activities that can’t possibly go wrong: Consuming one thing a minute Mixed Drinks Too exists so all the non-beer drinkers at the party don’t...

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24) Third Beer Assault

Shot no.: 24 Song title: Third Beer Assault Style: Country Encouraged activity: Hurling caps at others Excluded targets: People that have finished three beers, Ali Spagnola Three beers deep is exactly the time you are...

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25) Get Out of Couch

Shot no.: 25 Song title: Get Out of Couch Style: ’20s Swing Places to sleep: Unlimited This song was inspired by a statement I made one evening when my friends and I were partying on a Sunday night. With the imminent...

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26) For Light Beer

Shot no.: 26 Song title: For Light Beer Style: Hip Hop/Pop Chief lesson: Less taste is a positive Schaefer Beer’s slogan is “The one beer to have when you’re having more than one”. I always thought that...

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27) Text Someone That's Not Here

Shot no.: 27 Song title: Text Someone That’s Not Here Style: Lounge Music/Easy Listening Super nerdy: Jokes about “home keys” 27 shots means it’s time to get out that mobile device. This song is about...

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28) Truth Serum

Shot no.: 28 Song title: Truth Serum Style: Rock Things you’re lacking: Reason, inhibitions, self-restraint Drinking too much causes two types of vomit. This song is about the kind known as word vomit. Sometimes you just...

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29) This Frat Sucks

Shot no.: 29 Song title: This Frat Sucks Style: Rock Your enemy: Dead air The chant from this song is actually employed by students at my college on a regular basis. Fraternity sound systems and fraternity DJs aren’t the...

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30) Halfway

Shot no.: 30 Song title: Halfway Style: Electro/Rock You are: Halfway! You’ll notice that there are two claps after every time I sing “You’re halfway”. Now, whenever I’m halfway through something,...

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31) These Songs Keep Getting Faster

Shot no.: 31 Song title: These Songs Keep Getting Faster Style: Video Game/8-bit Perceived song length: 15 seconds It happens, without fail, during every power hour. Everyone feels the effects and at least one person says,...

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32) If You're Wasted and You Know It

Shot no.: 32 Song title: If You’re Wasted and You Know It Style: Hip Hop Common statement: I’ll tell you when I’ve had enough. Yep. I took a children’s rhyme and turned it into a drinking song....

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33) Liquid Blank

Shot no.: 33 Song title: Liquid Blank Style: Funk/R&B Your task: Fill in the blank It’s called “Liquid Blank” because it’s “Liquid _______”. You fill in the blank. “Liquid...

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34) Break the Seal

Shot no.: 34 Song title: Break the Seal Style: Blues No. of ounces in your bladder: 51 Dear world: let it be known that I have written a song about peeing. Yep, that’s a proud fact for my resume. And of course the perfect...

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35) Instrumental

Shot no.: 35 Song title: Instrumental Style: Stomp Band members: You, everyone else Ever wanted to perform in a power hour band? Well, now you can. This track is made for everyone to join in. It’s called...

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36) One Chord for One Shot

Shot no.: 36 Song title: One Chord for One Shot Style: Honky Tonk/Country No. of chords performed: 1 No. of minutes played: 1 No. of shots taken: 1 This is one minute of D major. Just D major. Country music is supposedly...

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37) Do the BAC

Shot no.: 37 Song title: Do the BAC Style: Dance/R&B Additional dance moves: Alphabet backwards, index finger to thumb, watch the moving object By shot number 37, even the terrible and terribly self-conscious dancers start...

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38) Fill It to the Brim

Shot no.: 38 Song title: Fill It to the Brim Style: Techno Things drinkers love: Drinking, glow sticks The amount of alcohol in one’s blood is directly correlated to one’s enthusiasm for glow sticks. The concert in...

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39) 39th Song

Shot no.: 39 Song title: 39th Song Style: Pop/Rock Things you learned: What XXXIX is in Roman numerals It had to happen one of these times. I ran out of things to sing about. So this song is about the fact that it is 39th....

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40) Five Caps

Shot no.: 40 Song title: Five caps Style: Sea Shanty Yo ho?: Yo ho. Pirate power hour! Heck yeah, this album needed a sea shanty. And heck yeah you get to chant “Yo ho!” with me! The song is called “Five...

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41) Ode to Everyone Underage

Shot no.: 41 Song title: Ode to Everyone Underage Style: Electro/Pop Song style that would also have been acceptable: Roaring ’20s jazz This song is absolutely one of my favorites in terms of both song style and lyrics. I...

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42) Power Nap

Shot no.: 42 Song title: Power Nap Style: Electro/Rock Song intention: To soothe you. . . with thumping electronic rock If there’s anything I’ve learned from making The Power Hour Album it’s that 60 is a lot of...

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43) Fill It Up Again

Shot no.: 43 Song title: Fill It Up Again Style: Pop/Rock Optional enhancement to the chant: Fist pumping Hooray! You get to chant for this one! If that also makes you shout “Hooray!” then you’d fit in well...

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44) Salute to Lightweights

Shot no.: 44 Song title: Salute to Lightweights Style: Hip Hop/R&B People who are jealous: Tanks This jam is a shout out to all my cheap dates. Yes, though I am the power hour girl, I do believe I am a lightweight. In a...

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45) Refill Right After You Drink

Shot no.: 45 Song title: Refill Right After You Drink Style: Salsa/Tango Doesn’t belong in this game: Foam Lots of people have told me “a power hour is too filling with all that foamy beer.” This song is to...

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46) S Curve Jig

Shot no.: 46 Song title: S Curve Jig Style: Celtic Punk/Irish Jig Shocking discovery: Trigonometry is useful Irish Jig! Sort of. Check out the dance steps in the picture on the right to learn how to perform the S Curve Jig. If...

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47) Efficient Drinking

Shot no.: 47 Song title: Efficient Drinking Style: Rock/Electro/Pop Primary lesson: ROI isn’t just for finances Most of my life is spent contemplating how to get the biggest return on my investment. The most awesome from...

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48) Alcohol Is My Anti-Drug

Shot no.: 48 Song title: Alcohol Is My Anti-Drug Style: Cabaret New slogans: I’m high on life power hours; Shots of beer not shots of drugs; Crack is whack so throw that shot back I wrote this song to be perfectly kick...

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49) Shots In the Shower

Shot no.: 49 Song title: Shots In the Shower Style: ’80s pop Things that are boring: Sober hygiene Shots in the shower or a beer shower, also known as a “bower”, is a splendid pregame ritual. When you’re...

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50) My Liver Hurts

Shot no.: 50 Song title: My Liver Hurts Style: Beatbox How to spell skillz: With a “z” I don’t claim to be a good beatboxer. But I do claim to have done it in public a lot. There’s a burger joint on my...

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51) Sandwich In a Can

Shot no.: 51 Song title: Sandwich In a Can Style: Electro/Dance/Pop Most portable meal: Beer This song takes itself too seriously and I like it that way. It’s this dark, dramatic electro song. . . about drinking your...

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52) Cheers for No Reason

Shot no.: 52 Song title: Cheers for No Reason Style: Pop/Rock Reason you are drinking: Why not? Toasting is stressful. The whole room has to be quiet and then one person stands up to give a reason why everyone is going to drink....

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53) Build a Beeramid

Shot no.: 53 Song title: Build a Beeramid Style: Electro/Dance/Rock Civilization that most likely started power hours: Ancient Egypt Alright, kids, time to put those motor skills to work! Gather up all those empties and build...

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54) Song In the Key of an Empty

Shot no.: 54 Song title: Song In the Key of an Empty Style: Dance/Pop What you should have studied in high school band: The 12 oz bottle An empty 12 oz bottle plays the note “G”. That’s right, any standard beer...

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55) Bar Fight

Shot no.: 55 Song title: Bar Fight Style: Metal Most bar-fight-inciting genre: Metal Am I encouraging fights to break out at your party? Well if a little diddy I wrote is what causes you to start kicking someone’s butt, I...

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56) You Won't Remember This Song

Shot no.: 56 Song title: You Won’t Remember This Song Style: Electro/Dubstep Amount of times you can hear this song for the first time: Infinity The title says it all. This is track 56 and there will be no record that it...

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57) This Song Drunk

Shot no.: 57 Song title: This Song Drunk Style: Pop Reason for this experiment: Obligation Conclusion from this experiment: Drunk art is hard It’s only fitting that I write at least one of these songs under the influence....

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58) You're Almost There

Shot no.: 58 Song title: You’re Almost There Style: J-pop Point you’ve reached: The home stretch! Two! Shots! Left! This one had to be faster than fast and higher energy than someone who did a power hour with Red...

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59) But You Drink Instead

Shot no.: 59 Song title: But You Drink Instead Style: Hip Hop/Electro Drinking’s odds of winning: 0 to 1 Hello ladies and gentleman and welcome to the battle over what to do tonight! In the red corner, weighing in at 90...

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60) The End

Shot no.: 60 Song title: The End Style: Swing Your score: ∞ HOLYCRAPYOUDIDIT!! You made it to the final minute. The final song. The final shot. Way to bring your A game! You played amazingly and deserve to celebrate. Throw your...

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60.5) Sixty and a Half

Shot no.: 60.5 Song title: Sixty and a Half Style: Electro/Pop Suggested beverage: 1/2 of a shot I wrote a sweet bonus track to take the awesomeness of this Power Hour past an actual hour. It’s an extra half song at the...

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