In case you haven't checked your calendar, Friday is Saint Patrick's Day. The one day that no matter what race, religion, creed or nationality you are, for 24 you are Irish. And being a man of Irish descent, there is only one way day to properly commemorate and celebrate being Irish: getting liquored up and making terrible decisions with friends.

To that end, we have one HELL of a St Paddy's Day celebration planned for Friday night, Patty in the Plaza. Two live bands, Shreveport's first ever .08K Race and plenty of alcoholic beverages. To help you practice and get into the mood, here are some of my favorite Irish Drinking songs.

As my grandfather used to say, 'Erin go bragh! And with enough to drink, hopefully Erin will go bra-less too!'.