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Honky Tonk Style

Slow shag step

Slide side smiles

Gospel blues love

Red Lounge moves

Plonking the notes

Back beat heat

Sinatra sway soft

Sleepy eyes

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JP Harris and The Tough Choices. 13th Note, Glasgow. Sunday 24th May

Alabama born Nashville raised JP Harris brought his road tested honky tonk sound to Glasgow last night for what was an exhilarating set in the hot and sweaty confines of the 13th Note basement. 348 more words


“The Happy Hour Choir” by Sally Kilpatrick

Beulah Land (yes, that’s her name) plays jazzed-up hymns along with other music in a bar.  Across the street is a Methodist church with a new preacher.  169 more words

Book Review

African Honky-Tonk

Every year St. Louis, Senegal hosts an international jazz festival, which is appropriate for a town that seems like an African counterpart to New Orleans. Even the slang terms used by long ago American jazz hipsters may have had its roots in the Wolof language of Senegal. 75 more words


Billy Bob's Texas.

The worlds largest honky tonk.

Last Friday, one of the largest country singers was at one of the largest honky tonks, Lee Brice. Living in Texas, I’m surprised it took me almost 20 years to finally go country dancing.   313 more words

Turn It Up

                This short story about changing times in a man’s life began with “The Feeling Bottoms Out.” The second episode was “The Mercy Killing.” Here’s the third. 632 more words


Tallinn 6, 2014

I thought it was pretty funny to come across this Honky Tonk joint in one of the most well preserved medieval cities of Europe.

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