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honky

and honkey and honkie and hunky
1. n. a white male; a Caucasian. (Black. Not necessarily derogatory. A pronunciation variant of hunky. Compare to jonx = junks.) Some honky was around asking for you.
2. mod. in the manner of a Caucasian; white-like. That’s honky music. I want to hear soul.
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A favorite in the honky tonks and casinos of the Southwest and throughout the Midwest for the last several years, James is now considered a star in the making by some of the music industry's top media pundits.
The Stones first recorded the track in London as more of a country number, but it went through several changes before it was transformed into the final single Honky Tonk Women - described by Richards as "this little swampy, black thing, a Blues thing" - in the spring of 1969, The single, which opens with a distinctive cowbell sound, was released in the UK on July 4 1969, the day after the death of Brian Jones in his swimming pool, and the day before the Stones in the Park free live festival in Hyde Park, at which it was one of 14 numbers the band played.
Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes will have audiences clapping their hands and stomping their feet.
Helen (left) at Honky Tonks with Claire Cartmell and Joseph, Kirsten Mackenzie and Hope
Played out in front of a packed audience, Honky Tonk Gal soon took command and, although challenged by market leader El Hombre (10-11 to evens), the bitch kept pulling out extra to thwart the repeated challenge of the favourite.
All agree that it was well south of the Mason-Dixon Line and originated among itinerant black musicians who traveled between towns, honky tonks, farms, work camps, and roadhouses.
WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Tony Snow and his band, Beats Workin', will face off against legendary CBS newsman Bob Schieffer and Honky Tonk Confidential at the National Press Club's first-ever battle of the bands, "Honky Tonk Meets the White House Wonk," at the Club on May 14.
The Clash at the Club will be bringing former World of Wrestling Entertainment superstar Honky Tonk Man to town in a wrestling mania event that will not only be a "hoot," according to Donata Martin, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Leominster and Fitchburg, but a great family event on Saturday.
com)-- Country Music Legend Willie Nelson, even at 79 may be one of the busiest guys in the music industry, but he still found the time to write the forward to Nashville based writer and artist, Corey Frizzell's, new up-coming book “Nashville's Honky Tonk History,” which will be part of Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series.
1969 The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women THIS single was written by Mick Jagger (below) and Keith Richards while on holiday in Brazil from late December 1968 to early January 1969.
The music historian Kevin McManus described Liverpool as the Nashville of the North," says Sara-Jane Parsons, curator of The Bluecoat's new Honky Tonk exhibition.
But the Alabama-born singer-songwriter sounds just as comfortable growling out Hank Williams-quality honky tonk and ornery Southern rock.
THE monthly Honky returns to Rajah's on Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff, this evening with a session from Dave `n' Damon, better know for their Cool House nights.
Honky, by Yale sociologist Dalton Conley, is a memoir of growing up during the 1970s and 1980s in the projects of New York's Lower East Side.
Our free CD, Country Line Dancing Favourites Part 1 has some fabulous tracks like Little Miss Honky Tonk, Cowgirl Twist, Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under, Loose Boots and many more.