Honaloochie Boogie

Album: Mott (1973)
Charted: 12
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Songfacts®:

  • Ian Hunter wrote this for Mott The Hoople. Hunter said he thought it was inspired by his early rock 'n roll days, including the film That'll Be The Day, but said later, "I can't figure it out at all," but it didn't matter because it sounded good. "Honaloochie" may sound like a town in the American Deep South but it is in fact an entirely made up word. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

Comments: 2

  • Bananaskin from AustraliaThis song is about being a skinhead and changing into a glam rocker.
  • Allie from A Little Ol' Town In, MiThe piano and guitar rock out!! Even though it's just repeated piano chords
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