“Honky Tonk” 

12 May

“Honky Tonk” is rhythm and blues instrumental written by Billy ButlerBill Doggett, Clifford Scott and Shep Shepherd. Doggett recorded it as a two-part single in 1956.[1] It peaked at number two for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] and was the biggest R&B hit of the year, spending thirteen non-consecutive weeks at the top-of-the charts.[3][4]   

Honky Tonk” became Doggett’s signature piece and an R&B standard recorded by many other performers. 

Cornell Hurd Band on “Boonville – Live in Mendocino County” (2015)


Posted by on May 12, 2017 in blues



2 responses to “ “Honky Tonk” 

  1. GP Cox

    April 14, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Nothing compares to a good honky-tonk piano player!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. America On Coffee

    April 14, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Right you are! Big SMILE… :))

    Liked by 1 person


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