Wayne " The Train" Hancock
Wayne ( The Train) Hancock is the hardest working freight highballing down the Honky-Tonk tracks.
Hank Williams Sr.
Look up Honky-Tonk in the dictionary, if you don't see Hank Williams Sr. mentioned there, throw away the dictionary.
Hank III looks like his grandfather, sounds a bit like his grandfather and writes a bit like his grandfather, some say it skips a generation.
These guys have got it all going, see them live if you can. They know how to turn a live crowd up to eleven on the dial!
The Trailer Park Troubadours
Trailer Park centric tunes with a great sense humor with the hitched up bonus of great music! If tornados seek out trailer parks then the Troubs are ground zero for a big twister!
Billy Bacon and The Forbidden Pigs
The honky-tonk version of the other white meat, you can eat this stuff up!
The master and creator of the guit-steel guitar, in this case the right tool in a master craftsman hands. He writes great songs and has the voice to deliver the goods!
A protégé of Jerry Jeff Walker , Chris Walls specialty is bar room drinking songs.
About as anti-Nashville establishment as you can get, I love Dale's truck tunes.
Tons of raw energy makes The Derailers pure Honky -Tonk fun!
Gram Parson and the Fallen Angels
Gram and Emmy Lou toured with this constructed band for a short time in 1973. One live recording remains! If you could travel back in time being at one of their live gigs on this tour would be close to Honky-Tonk heaven.
Insurgent country from Chicago his tunes grow on you and before you know it your hooked.
Old time country, fiddle tunes,Honky-Tonk and Gospel- That's about all of the major muical food groups, so get a live helping of these folks and lissenup!