Ike & Tina Turner – Honky Tonk Woman 1970

Ike & Tina Turner – Honky Tonk Woman 1970 Original by The Rolling Stones (1969) I met a gin soaked, bar-room man in memphis, He tried to take me upstairs for a ride. He had to heave me right across his shoulder but I just cant seem to drink him off my mind. Its a honk, its a honk, a honky tonk woman Gimme, gimme, gimme a honky tonk man, uh yeah yeah. I laid a divorcee in new york city, but I had to put myself out of the pipers … The lady the man covered me with roses, yeah yes indeed, She blew my nose and then he blew my mind. Im a honky tonk woman Gimme, gimme, gimme the honky tonk man. (Instrumental) Listen Im a honky tonk woman Gimme, gimme, gimme the honky tonk man, uh yeah yeah. Im a honk, Im a honk, a honky tonk woman I want, I want, yeah I want a honky tonk man, yeah.

"Honky Tonk Woman" Ukulele cover by Little 6ster

Dont have much time at the moment, but I love this 1969 song and that was my intention to play it …and as well, I wanted to pay tribute to my kind YT friend DandyBlues from Brazil …so when I found the story of the song, I knew it was the good one! Sorry for the purists its a G song and I did it in C! ;°) www.youtube.com "Honky Tonk Women" is a 1969 hit song by The Rolling Stones. Released as a single on 4 July 1969 in the UK and a week later in the US, it topped the charts in both nations. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards while on holiday in Brazil from late December 1968 to early January 1969. Inspired by Brazilian gauchos at the ranch where Jagger and Richards were staying in Matão, São Paulo, the song was originally conceived as an acoustic country song. Richards has said: "[It] was originally written as a real Hank WilliamsJimmie Rogers1930s country song." Two versions of the song were recorded by the band: the familiar hit which appeared on the 45 single and their collection of late 1960s singles, Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2); and a honky-tonk version entitled "Country Honk" with slightly different lyrics, which appeared on Let it Bleed. The concert rendition of the song featured on Get Yer Ya-Yas Out! differs from both the hit version and the country version, with a markedly different guitar introduction and an entirely different second verse. Thematically, a "honky tonk woman" refers to a dancing girl in a western bar <b>…<b>