The King, George Strait released the music video for “Every Little Honky Tonk Bar”, the first track and lead single from his new album Honky Tonk Time Machine. The video is a simple one; it shows shots of Strait performing the song live followed by shots of individuals line dancing. You watch the whole video below!
“Friday night, it’s a given / We’ll be L-I-V-N, livin’ / We’ll dance on the bar ’til we’re sleeping it off in the car”
Strait kept his classic, traditional country sound on this track. Written by Dean Dillon, Strait and his son Bubba, the song describes the typical events one would see in any southern bar. Whether you’re living it up on the dance floor or in the back doing shots trying to get over a breakup, the honky-tonk is a place for everyone. The inspiration for this song came from a late night, one-liner from Bubba.
“We were down at my ranch in south Texas writing and it was kind of towards the end of the night and we were pretty much done,” Straits confesses in a recent press release. “I was tired and ready to go to bed, but we were going, ‘Does anybody have anything else?’ Bubba goes, ‘Whiskey is the gasoline that lights the fire that burns the bridge.’ And Dean and I go, ‘What? Where did that come from?’ So, anyway, that’s how it started and we finished it that night.” Honky Tonk Time Machine is Strait’s 30th studio album.
“Every Little Honky Tonk Bar” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our New Country music playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.
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