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Lyrics - Jerry Lehane and Dicky Barrett
Music - Jerry Lehane
Featuring - Dicky Barrett

This is what happens when you get the frontmen of legendary Boston bands The Dogmatics & The Mighty Mighty Bosstones together. A garage rock stomper with feedback, guitars and a swaggering story told.

""Drinking Life" is fabulous! The backing track is almost like a long lost Crazy Horse jam!" - Scott Hudson, The Ledge @ Real Punk Radio

"Digging this! Nice and gritty... yeah!" - Danny the K

“Play this one on repeat! It’s never last call here! This one brings back memories. (or lack thereof) A great collaboration! Give me one more!” - “Boris” Boden (The Secret Weapon on Woody Radio)

"Barrett/Lehane that's a winning combination!!" - Skybar Rising, WMFO

"That is fantastic Rocking like crazy. And the drinking life!! Sing about what you know. Great guitar work." - Paul Blowfish, Boston Groupie News

"The Dogmatics frontman has brought with him Dicky Barrett, of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, to regale us with tales of their ‘Drinking Life’… I think we might to compare notes on that front JL, but in the meantime thanks for bringing us this rather excellent little slice of bar room bluesiness to round out this week’s proceedings." - Uber Rock


released July 30, 2021

Vocals and rhythm guitar - Jerry Lehane
Vocals - Dicky Barrett
Lead Guitar - Barry Edwards
Bass and backing vocals - Ed Riemer
Keyboards - Dan Sullivan
Drums - Jed Chrysler

Recorded and engineered by Ed Riemer @ Edsbarn
Mastered by Dave Westner
Design by James Young, Photo by E Moran on Unsplash


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