Monday, December 5, 2011

Make Mine a Single Malt

Prohibition was repealed 78 years ago today.
Forget that mob stuff.  Forget speakeasies.  Forget the nanny state and religious fanatics and the insanity of the war on booze (and drugs).  Forget Eliot Ness.
Here's why it had to end.  Three versions.

h/t NACDL and Mother Jones (which offers a playlist for the occasion).


  1. An unexpected but excellent version by Willie Nelson: