It was on July 11, 1969 that Honky Tonk Women by the Rolling Stones was released as a single here in the U.S. It had been released in the U.K. on July 4th.
The song spent 4 weeks at Number 1 in America, beginning on August 23rd. At year’s end, Billboard magazine ranked it as the #4 song of 1969. It’s still a staple of the Stones’ live concert performances.
On Wayback Wednesday this week, here’s the Stones performing it in 2006 in Austin, TX during their A Bigger Bang tour. A great rockin’ Rolling Stones hit!