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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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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.
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.
Schieffer will appear with Honky Tonk Confidential -- just as he did on the award-winning country-western band's new CD, "Road Kill Stew and Other News.
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.
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 song was transformed into the familiar electric, riff-based hit single Honky Tonk Women sometime in the spring of the same year.
We made it clear to them that it's not going to be a slick show - we're including contributions from our community - but they have all embraced it in the spirit of honky tonk.
But the Alabama-born singer-songwriter sounds just as comfortable growling out Hank Williams-quality honky tonk and ornery Southern rock.
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.
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.
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.
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.