Honky Tonk Crowd (Marty Stuart song)

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"Honky Tonk Crowd"
Rick Trevino - HTC single.jpg
Single by Rick Trevino
from the album Rick Trevino
B-side "Un Momento Allá"
Released February 8, 1994[1]
Format Promo-only CD single
Genre Country
Length 2:47
Label Columbia 77535
Songwriter(s) Marty Stuart[2]
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham[2]
Rick Trevino singles chronology
"Just Enough Rope"
"Honky Tonk Crowd"
"She Can't Say I Didn't Cry"
"Just Enough Rope"
"Honky Tonk Crowd'"
"She Can't Say I Didn't Cry"

"Honky Tonk Crowd" is a song written by Marty Stuart and found on his album This One's Gonna Hurt You.[3]

It was later recorded by Rick Trevino, who released it in February 1994 as the second single from his eponymous debut album in 1994 (see infobox). It reached number 35 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and number 29 on the Canadian RPM country Tracks chart in mid-1994.


The song is uptempo party anthem. The narrator states that he feels at home with a honky tonk crowd.

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine gave a mixed review of the song, calling it a "competently performed dancefloor anthem. No more, no less."[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Gerry Wenner and premiered in January 1994.

Chart performance[edit]

"Honky Tonk Crowd" debuted at number 68 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of February 12, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 29
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 35


  1. ^ http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/trevino_rick/613548/album.jhtml
  2. ^ a b Rick Trevino (CD). Rick Trevino. Columbia Records. 1994. 53560. 
  3. ^ "This One's Gonna Hurt You". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Billboard, February 5, 1994
  5. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2447." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. April 18, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Rick Trevino – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Rick Trevino.

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