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PJ's first cd, , recorded in California winter 2006 includes covers by Van Morrison, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Johnny Cash and more, as well as the original song "True Story (The Bay Street Song)" available at performances, CD Baby and iTunes

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PJ ELLIOTT: Under The Influence: Drinking Songs Vol. 1
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PJ Elliott's Second recording effort "Under The Influence: Drinking Songs Vol. 1" features covers of classic drinking songs ranging from rock to country, blues and folk. The album starts off with Willie Nelson's straightforward "I Gotta Get Drunk" and rolls smoothly into "Thankin' Jose Cuervo", Buddy Craig's ode to Tequila and the hardships of making a living playing taverns.

Other highlights include 2 Grateful Dead covers (Mexicali Blues, Brown Eyed Women), 2 Merle Haggard tunes (I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink, Reasons to Quit), the classic Albert Collins blues tune "I Ain't Drunk", a rousing version of David Allan Coe's "Jack Daniels If You Please", the folk bounce of "Bottle of Wine" written by Tom Paxton and recorded by numerous others.

What would a compilation of drinking songs be without a Jimmy Buffett number? How about the upbeat ode to hangovers "My Head Hurts, MY Feet Stink and I Don't Love Jesus" which has been a staple of PJ's long standing Sunday Night shows at the Bay Street Hotel in Sodus Point, NY.

One of PJ's favorites is Neil Young - included on this CD is the mournful "Old Country Waltz", originally included on Young's American Stars and Bars album, this song tells the tale of easing the pain of a break-up with tequila while "the band plays the old country waltz".

The album is rounded out w/ a snippet of the Budweiser anthem from the seventies "Here Comes The King", Hank Williams Jr's "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" and Sticks McGhee's "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee".

Although the album closes with Haggard's "Reasons to Quit", bear in mind that this is Drinking Songs Vol. 1, so if you enjoyed this album, stay tuned for more drinking songs in the future!


Check out PJ's first CD "Standing On The Shoreline", also available on CD Baby ( Features the Original song "True Story (The Bay Street Song)" a tale of drinking and playing Sunday Nights at the Bay Street and the results Monday mornings (or afternoons...). Also covers by Van Morrison, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, David Allan Coe, Jimmy Buffett, Grateful Dead & more..........

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"I have booked PJ into private parties and always get an excellent response when I follow up with clients." Jackie Kaspersin, Dynamic Recording, Rochester, NY

"Thank you, P.J. for the great music you provided for our party Sat night-many requests for an encore visit from our guests!-happy holidays to you & we'll be in touch for '09 bookings for sure....thanks again for helping make our party a success!....Diane & Ken @ BWG" Diane Riemer Buttonwood Grove Winery

"PJ was great, played all types of music and was a lot of fun. He made my party!" Kati Healy "hey PJ - we heard you Sat night over at Flags ..... you sounded really great ..." Ken Snyder, RIT

"PJ - I also wanted to let you know that I have received many compliments on your performance on the boat You did a great job...." Jeff Holdsworth , Wegmans Food Markets

"You have just made the party a success.......... You may or may not did a surprise 60th party here. We are a casual group.....a little crazy but fun I think....... so plan on having a few cocktails with us........" Roxann Ross

"Thanks PJ - the crowd enjoyed your format..." Terry Flaherty, Flaherty's Three Flags, Webster, NY

"Hey PJ - thanks for coming out and playing the pub" Graham, Roosterfish Brew Pub, Watkins Glen

"Hey Peej! Halloween was a bit out-of-control, no? Yikes!!! It was great fun....The benefit was a huge success! I'm hearing we raised somewhere 'tween 14 and 15,000! And and and... thanks for playing the Baystreet song!" Julie, Bay Street Hotel, Sodus Point, NY

"Thanks for the shows this summer. Hopefully, we will see you soon at Flaherty’s." Roger, Greece, NY

"PJ - We'll be stopping in at the Nest to catch some of your performance. Yeeeeee.......Haaaaaa!" Doc, Prattsburgh, NY

"We are totally psyched to have you there. Your music will be greatly enjoyed by all, I'm sure. We'll have people there from about age 2 to 80. We figured a good mix of songs would be nice" Elaine, Rochester, NY

"PJ, We want to thank you for performing at Bristol Woodlands. We appreciate your professionalism and your obviously outstanding talent. The volume was perfect, not too loud to deafen anyone, but loud enough that your music actually carried down to some of our furthest sites. Even though we would have liked more campers to actually come up and sit down at the pavilion to enjoy the music, many said they had a good time just sitting at their site with friends, especially enjoying the wide range of selections that you performed. We look forward to seeing you again next Memorial Day Weekend. We wish you continued success. Sincerely, Marlene & Ken"

"PJ you scumbag piece of dog sh*t." Jim-Bob, Ontario, NY

For Booking info: 585-732-1855 or CD available at

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PJ ELLIOTT: Under The Influence: Drinking Songs Vol. 1
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PJ ELLIOTT: Standin' On The Shoreline
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VENUES When winter comes, try to catch PJ at one of the following Northern California venues:

Babe's Place, Livermore Crown Billiards, San Ramon Gallagher's Dublin Pub, Dublin Meenar Music Club, Danville Pasta Gondola, Danville, Ca Time Out Bar and Patio, Concord

The Rest of the year, try to catch PJ at one of the following upstate NY venues:

Abe's Waterfront, Sodus Point American Legion, Ontario Amici's, Horseheads Bayside, Webster Bay Street Hotel, Sodus Point (every Sunday Memorial Day thru October) Blue Eagle Tavern, Italy Hill Bully Hill winery, Hammondsport Buttonwood Grove Winery, Romulus (Seneca Lake) California Brew Haus, Rochester Capizzo's, Ontario (formerly Brock's) Captain Jack's, Sodus Point Cottage Hotel, Mendon Crooked Rooster, Watkins Glen Deja Vu, Ontario Eddie's Cove & Sunset Camp, Sandy Pond (Pulaski) Eddie O'Brien's, Canandaigua, NY Fandango's, Bloomfield, NY Filling Station, Union Hill (Formerly Larry's Old Ridge Inn) Flaherty's Three Flags Inn, Webster, NY Heron Hill Winery, Hammondsport Jose & Willy's, Canandaigua (On Canandaigua Lake) Keuka Yacht Club, Hammondsport, Keuka Lake Kinley's, Ontario Lakeside Restaurant, Keuka Lake Little Sodus Inn, Fair Haven Lizard's Tailgator Lounge, Waterloo Lloyd's Limited, Penn Yan Maloney's Pub, Hammondsport Maple Tree Inn, Webster Miceli's, Macedon Mickey Finn's, Victor, NY Naples Hotel, Naples, NY Oddfellows Coffeehouse, Penn Yan Orange Inn, Naples O'Riley's, Sodus Point Outer Limits, Avoca Paddle Inn, Hammond (Black Lake) Papa Joe's, Sodus Point Robbin's Nest, Prattsburgh Sam's on the Corner, Canandaigua Sarrasin's, Penn Yan Shamrock Jack's, Sea Breeze Sodus Bay Yacht Club, Sodus Point Snug Harbor, Hammondsport, Keuka Lake Steamboat Landing, Canandaigua, NY 37, Sodus Point Three Brother's Winery, Geneva Tom's Original Tap Room, Ontario Village Rock Cafe, East Rochester Vonnie's Boathouse, Geneva (Seneca Lake) The Waterfront, Hammondsport (on Kueka Lake) Waterside Wine Bar, Phelps

Recent Set Lists

9/04/05 Bay Street Hotel w/ Mark Herrmann
9/29/05 Filling Station
10/02/05 Bay Street Hotel
4/3/09 Maloney's Pub
4/16/09 Fandango's
4/24/09 Lizard's
4/25/09 Fandango's I have booked PJ Elliott into private parties and I always get an excellent response when I follow up with clients. I can confidently recommend PJ for performances. Jackie Kaspersin - Dynamic Productions 800.816.4262