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Honky Tonk Women

The Rolling Stones


Strum: D   M     U M U    M = mute strings

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010


A:    x02220


D:    xx0232


Intro:  G x4


     G (2)                                              C (2)

I met a gin-soaked barroom queen in Memphis

         G                    A                   D (2)

She tried to take me upstairs for a ride

        G (2)                                              C (2)

She had to heave me right across her shoulders

             G                           D                       G (2)

‘cause I just can't seem to drink you off my mind


             G     D                  G (2)

It’s the Ho  -    nky-tonk  women

 G                         D                                      G (2)

Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie those honky-tonk blues


   G (2)                                      C (2)

I layed a divorcee in New York City

    G                  A                     D (2)

I had to put up some kind of a fight

       G (2)                                        C (2)

The lady then she covered me with roses

         G                          D                        G (2)

She blew my nose and then she blew my mind




Solo (Instrumental Verse)


Chorus x2


End on 2+ of last measure of Chorus

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