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Bloodshot serves "Six Pack to Go"

Thursday, November 12, 2015 – To celebrate Bloodshot Records' 21st birthday, the Chicago-based label is releasing "Bloodshot Six Pack to Go," a limited-edition set of six 7-inch singles on Dec. 4.

The collection features songs with celebratory drink-related themes performed by artists on the roster (including Bobby Bare Jr., Banditos) and beyond (Deer Tick, Robert Pollard of Guided By Voices) and comes complete in a full art, never-before-made, six-pack carrying case. Only 1,000 copies will be available.

Deer Tick will cover The Pogues' "If I Should Fall from Grace with God," while Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor team up for a cover of Ron Sexsmith's "Me, Myself and Wine."

The track list is:

Disc 1:
Banditos - "Askin' for Disaster" (Bad Lovers cover)
The Bad Lovers - "Still Sober (After All These Beers)" (Banditos cover)

Disc 2:
Deer Tick - "If I Should Fall from Grace with God" (Pogues cover)
The Yawpers - "3 Days Sober"

Disc 3:
Dale Watson - "The Bottle Never Let Me Down"
JP Harris & The Tough Choices - "Drink Up and Be Somebody" (Merle Haggard cover)

Disc 4:
Robert Pollard (of Guided By Voices) - "Drinker's Peace"
Bobby Bare Jr. - "One Bed, Two Girls, Three Bottles of Wine" (co-written by Hayes Carll)

Disc 5:
Kelly Hogan & Nora O'Connor are Lady Parts - "Me, Myself, and Wine" (with some of The Decemberists helping out)
Joe Pug - "This Our Hour"

Disc 6:
Elizabeth Cook - "Too Drunk to Fuck" (Dead Kennedys cover)
Al Scorch - "Six Pack" (Black Flag cover)

Disc 7 (extra special Chicago 45 with bonus tracks only available at bloodshotrecords.com):
Devil in a Woodpile - "Sloppy Drunk Blues"
Tijuana Hercules - "Steppin & Steppin"

The set is selling for $34.95 on the label's web site.

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