Honky Tonk Song    (1964)

Well I got me a room in a cheap hotel
My head was a spinning and I didn't feel well
I laid right down and tried to go to sleep
But the band kept a-playing in the joint underneath
I picked up my pillow and I covered up my head
But the band kept a-playing and a-shaking my bed

Honky tonk, all night long
Honky tonk, same old song
Honky tonk, my money's all gone
Honky tonk, she done me wrong
I turned and I tossed but I couldn't go to sleep
Cause the band kept a-playing with a honky tonk beat

Well I'm so blue my baby's gone
She took all my money and she left me all alone
I'm tryin' to forget her but I don't know what to do
The honky tonk song keeps a-leaking through
I picked up my pillow and I covered up my head
But the band kept a-playing and a-shaking my bed

Honky tonk, all night long
Honky tonk, same old song
Honky tonk, my money's all gone
Honky tonk, she done me wrong
I turned and I tossed but I couldn't go to sleep
Cause the band kept a-playing with a honky tonk beat

Lyrics by Faron Young.
Recorded by Faron Young.


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