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"Honkey Tonk Woman"

“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

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"Adios Aloha"

“Adios Aloha”: Honky Tonk Internationale

In 1972 Starday-King released a country compilation LP (on their Nashville imprint) entitled, Almost Persuaded, that was strictly a ladies-only affair:  Rose Maddox, Dolly Parton, Jan Howard, Dottie West, Lois Williams, Betty Amos – and Ruby Wright.  Wright’s playful little rocker, “Adios Aloha” — written by June Carter and Don

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