Can We All Stop And Appreciate How Damn Good Joe Nichols’ “She Only Smokes When She Drinks” Is?

Good God, what a song.

In a long line of great Joe Nichols tunes, “She Only Smokes When She Drinks” has to be my all-time favorite.

The storytelling, the melody, the often imitated, never duplicated, solid gold known as Joe Nichols’ voice, I mean, what the hell happened to songs like this? Written by  Connie Harrington, Tim Nichols, and Tony Martin, it peaked at #17 on the Billboard country charts back in 2003.

Joe Nichols, Josh Turner, what do we gotta do to get these kind of artists back on country radio?

Let’s all take a second to watch this and appreciate it in all of its glory.

A beer bottle on a dock


A beer bottle on a dock