With that being said, the man made a visit to the Grand Ole Opry here recently, and he was right back at it again.
On a night dedicated to the music of the great Merle Haggard, he put together an impressive rendition of Merles hit, “The Bottle Let Me Down.”
Originally released by Haggard as the second single on his 1966 Swinging Doors album, “The Bottle Let Me Down” is all about going to the bar to drink his sorrows away over a woman, but the alcohol just wasn’t enough to get her off his mind.
If you know, you know…
And once again, Cody Johnson puts his own honky-tonkin’ Texas country spin to the song, and pays tribute to one of the greatest country artists of all time in an incredible way.