What does It's Five O'Clock Somewhere mean?

Alan Jackson: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Meaning

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Song Released: 2003


It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Lyrics

"It's Five O' Clock Somewhere"

The sun is hot and that old clock is movin' slow,
An' so am I.
Work day passes like molasses in wintertime,
But it's July.
I'm gettin' paid by the hour, an' older by the minute.
My boss just pushed me over...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 16th 2022 !⃝

    Life is short and he is wasting his working. The workdays pass by slowly and his bus just pushed him over his limits. He's leaving work and at 12:30 he decided to drink his day away. "I haven’t had a day off in more than a year, I’m going to start drinking now. If someone calls, tell them I just left" (summarized version)

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 11th 2014 !⃝

    This guy is rationalizing staying out after lunch and getting ripped.....Even saying he hasn't had a day off in a year tells me he probably has a shit job..without holidays... I'd just book a two week vacation and then rip it up.....The Jimmy Buffet touch was good ..... Since Margaritaville is his hometown

  3. anonymous
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    Apr 9th 2012 !⃝

    This guy is bored at his job and wants to hop in a cab and get hammered at his lunch hour.


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