Friday March 21st 2008, 4:10 am
Honky Tonk Women: A When You Awake Mixtape
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This week’s mixtape focuses on Honky Tonk Women. We hear from both the women themselves and the men who are effected by their women’s wild ways. Just listen to Hank Thompson’s ‘The Wild Side of Life’ and the song that Kitty Wells famously recorded as a response, ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,’ for a little insight into the different approaches that these two genders take on the subject. Do these women go out to spite their husbands, drink a lot and party? Or are they just lonely and nursing a broken heart and drinking their sorrows away? Anyways, check it out and let me know what you think!


Honky Tonk Women: A When You Awake Mixtape

1. Tammy Wynette- ‘Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad’
2. Patsy Cline- ‘Honky Tonk Merry Go Round’
3. Hank Thompson- ‘The Wild Side Of Life’
4. Kitty Wells- ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’
5. The Flying Burrito Brothers- ‘Close Up The Honky Tonks’
6. Wanda Jackson- ‘Let’s Have A Party’
7. Kenny Rogers- ‘Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town’
8. Loretta Lynn- ‘I’m A Honky Tonk Girl’
9. Glenn Barber- ‘Yes Ma’am (I Found Here In A Honky Tonk)’
10. The Rolling Stones- ‘Honky Tonk Woman’

Did I miss any good songs about Honky Tonk Women? Let me know in the comments section. Also, be sure to check out more of our cover artist Patrick Gerrity’s work! You can check it out by clicking here.

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yeah, i know one, that would truly fit in this collection: Joanna Neel – Daddy Was A Preacher But Mama Was A Gog Go Girl
or the later cover-version, done by:
or Southern Culture On The Skids – Daddy Was A Preacher But Mama Was A Gog Go Girl

Comment by Helmut 04.13.09 @ 3:37 am

have a great live version of ‘close up the honky tonks’ by the burrito brothers, great energy! i prefer it to this studio take.

Comment by Matt 10.30.10 @ 9:50 pm

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