I'm a Honky Tonk Girl

Album: Honky Tonk Girl: Collection (1960)
  • Ever since you left me I've done nothing but wrong.
    Many nights I've laid awake and cried.
    We was so happy.
    My heart was in a whirl,
    But now I'm a honky tonk girl.

    So turn that jukebox way up high,
    And fill my glass up while I cry.
    I've lost everything in this world,
    And now I'm a honky tonk girl.

    (Instrumental)

    I just can't make a right with all of my wrongs,
    Every evening of my life seems so long,
    I'm sorry and ashamed for all these things you see,
    But losing him has made a fool of me.

    So fill my glass up to the rim,
    To lose my memory of him,
    I've lost everything in this world,
    And now I'm a Honky Tonk Girl Writer/s: LORETTA LYNN
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Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 15th 1960, Loretta Lynn made her first appearance* on the 'Grand Ole Opry'...
    Three months earlier on July 25th, 1960 her first nationally charted record, "I'm A Honky Tonk Girl", peaked at #14 on Billboard's Country & Western Best Sellers in Stores chart...
    Ms. Lynn, born Loretta Webb, will celebrate her 83rd birthday this coming April 14th {2015}...
    * She so impressed the 'Opry' staff that she was invited back for 21 consecutive week-ends.
  • Randy from Houghton Lake, MiI wonder what ever happened to that $17 guitar it would be worth a fortune today.
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