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honky-tonk

1. a style of ragtime piano-playing, esp on a tinny-sounding piano
2. a type of country music, usually performed by a small band with electric and steel guitars
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George Jones: The Life and Times of a Honky Tonk Legend provides a fine survey of one of the most legendary country music singers of all time, and comes from the former editor of Country Music magazine whose articles have appeared across the country in music and popular culture magazines.
A honky tonk woman is a dancing girl in a bar who may do other 'work' on the side.
Named after the hit song by vintage country queen Kitty Wells, Honky Tonk Angels is a special project created for SummerTyne.
In Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes, Petty gives a personal look at Williams growing up, how he became famous, who influenced the legendary singer songwriter and performers today who are influenced by Williams.
The first of Shaver's two previous brushes with fame came in the early 1970s when country music outlaw Waylon Jennings recorded Honky Tonk Hero, an entire album of Shaver songs.
The catchiest pieces might sniff the charts: the elegantly rocking tide track Black Cadillac; the bluegrass / honky tonk rich Radio Operator; the driving elegy Like Fugitives, the relatively poppy minor chord toggle Dreams Are Not My Home; and the N'awlins-spiced World Without Sound.
Currently Jessica is in Texas visiting her ailing Uncle Scooter, owner of the most dilapidated honky tonk, the Slapdash Bar and Grill, but though away only six weeks she learns her beloved relative is dying the victim of a pharmaceutical research experiment.
The disc includes songs from Big Bender CDs by the Railbenders, Buckskin Stallion, the Honky Tonk Hangovers, Oakhurst, the Dalhart Imperials and Marry Jones & the Pork Boilin' Poor Boys.
For the next two hours the Stones belted out some of the best rock music ever committed to vinyl - Sympathy for the Devil, Street Fighting Man, Paint it Black, Honky Tonk Women, Satisfaction.
LAST time BR549 were here, they rocked the joint with their signature blend of rockabilly, bluegrass and honky tonk.
The band, which is due to perform in Shanghai on April 1 and in Beijing on April 4, will not be allowed to play Brown Sugar, Honky Tonk Woman, Beast of Burden, or Let's Spend the Night Together, says Chen Jixin head of Beijing Time New Century Entertainment, a concert organiser behind the China tour dates.
You can take the girl out of the honky tonk but you can't take the honky tonk out of the girl" pretty much sums up this predictable tosh, which needs all Witherspoon's considerable charm to save it from sinking deep beneath a mighty weight of treacle.