“Honkey Tonk Woman”: from ’61!

Don Davis, who produced Albert King‘s King Albert album in 1977, would come up with a song title that would get appropriated lock, stock and barrel eight years later by a former blues band from London:

“Honkey Tonk Woman”     (Don Davis and) The Fabulous Playboys     1961

“Honkey Tonk Woman” often commands three figures at auction, especially in the UK, where it is considered a “northern soul” or “soul mod” classic.

Fabulous Playboys 45-aNotice Don Davis’s writing & arrangement credits on Discogs, which seem to go on forever.

Hopefully, Don Davis needs a vault to hold his publishing royalties

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