Honky Tonk Women is a 1969 hit song by The Rolling Stones. Released as a single on 4 July 1969 in the UK and a week later in the US, it topped the charts in both nations.
Two versions of the song were recorded by the band: the familiar hit which appeared on the 45 single and their collection of late 1960s singles, Through The Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2); and a honky-tonk version entitled "Country Honk" with slightly…
Sugar, I met a gin soaked, bar-room queen in Memphis
I tried to take me upstairs for a ride
I had to heave her right across to my shoulder
I could not seem to drink you off my mind