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Country Music: Honky Tonk

An overview of country music resources in the music library and on the web


NOTE: The following list of honky tonk artists is neither exhaustive nor definitive. It is designed to provide a small sampling of artists who have achieved recognition and exerted influence in the subgenre of honky tonk.

>Ernest Tubb
Hank Williams
Floyd Tillman
Hank Snow
Lefty Frizzell
Hank Thompson
Kitty Wells
Ray Price
Webb Pierce
Jean Shepard
Hank Locklin
George Jones
Loretta Lynn

In addition to our many albums by the above and other honky tonk artists, the Music Library's collection also holds a number of compilation discs containing important tracks by influential acts. A few of those are included in the list of recordings at the right.

Albums and Books

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