Cord Lund, that perennial purveyor of Canadian mountain music, has a back catalogue littered with gems about cattle, horses and gambling.
There’s always been a common thread, though, and that’s been the good drink. It’s probably best represented in the final track on the cracking record Cabin Fever – Pour ‘Em Kinda Strong.
“So if you know what is good for you, shut up and get the whiskey/And not that trade stuff, I want nothin’ but your best.”
A rye whisky. With a high rye mash bill. A dying man probably needs an over-proof as well.