Saturday, June 15, 2013

Record #0366: Honky Tonk (part 1) / Honky Tonk (part 2) – BILL DOGGETT

King 4950 (original) USA, Jul. 1956
Words & Music by:  Side A – Bill Doggett, Shep Shepherd, Clifford Scott, Billy Butler; Side B – Doggett, Shepherd, Scott, Butler
Musicians: Bill Doggett (organ), Clifford Scott (sax), Billy Butler (guitar), Carl Pruitt (bass), Shep Shepherd (drums)
Recording sessions: Produced by Henry Glover at King Studio, New York, NY, June 16, 1956
Highest chart positions:  US #2, US R&B #1

"Honky Tonk" is a true instrumental classic. The single stayed on top of the R&B charts for over two months.

List price:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20

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