Honky Tonk Waltz Song Lyrics and Chords

Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens - "Honky Tonk Waltz" (1977)

 

Honky Tonk Waltz Song Lyrics and Chords by Ray Stevens

 

Honky Tonk Waltz
Recorded by Ray Stevens
Written by Paul Craft
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beginning of my broken  
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waltz 
 
 
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suggestion
 
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start
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ending
 
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beginning of my broken  
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Honky Tonk Waltz?
– The song Honky Tonk Waltz was sang by Ray Stevens.

 

Who is Ray Stevens?
– Harold Ray Ragsdale (born January 24, 1939), known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian, known for his Grammy-winning recordings “Everything Is Beautiful” and “Misty”, as well as comedic hits such as “Gitarzan” and “The Streak”. He has worked as a producer, music arranger, songwriter, television host, and solo artist been inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, and the Christian Music Hall of Fame and received gold albums for his music sales.
In 2019, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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