My Honky Tonk History

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My Honky Tonk History
Studio album by Travis Tritt
Released August 17, 2004 (2004-08-17)
Recorded 2003
Genre Country
Length 40:58
Label Columbia Nashville
Producer Travis Tritt
Billy Joe Walker, Jr.
Travis Tritt chronology
Strong Enough
My Honky Tonk History
The Very Best of Travis Tritt
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Billboard (favorable)[3]
People 3.5/4 stars[4]

My Honky Tonk History is the American artist Travis Tritt's ninth album, released on Columbia Records in 2004. It features the singles "The Girl's Gone Wild", "What Say You" (feat. John Mellencamp), and "I See Me", which peaked at #28, #21 and #32 on the Hot Country Songs charts, respectively. The duet was Mellencamp's first Top 40 entry on the country charts.

The track "Circus Leaving Town" was previously recorded by its writer, Philip Claypool, on his 1995 debut album A Circus Leaving Town. Claypool's version of the song peaked at #70 on the country charts that year.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Honky-Tonk History" (Luke Bryan, Patrick Jason Matthews) – 3:35
  2. "Too Far to Turn Around" (Cory Mayo, Jon McElroy, Gretchen Wilson) – 3:25
  3. "The Girl's Gone Wild" (Bob DiPiero, Rivers Rutherford) – 2:49
  4. "What Say You" (Michael Bradford, Frank J. Myers) – 3:54
  5. "Circus Leaving Town" (Philip Claypool) – 4:08
  6. "Monkey Around" (Delbert McClinton, Benmont Tench, Gary Nicholson) – 3:13
  7. "I See Me" (Casey Beathard, Chris Mohr) – 3:48
  8. "When Good Ol' Boys Go Bad" (Kendall Marvel, Philip O'Donnell) – 2:58
  9. "We've Had It All" (Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart) – 3:19
  10. "It's All About the Money" (Jody Harris, Donny Kees) – 3:28
  11. "Small Doses" (Jerry Salley, Chris Stapleton) – 5:18
  12. "When in Rome" (Marvel, Rutherford, Boyd Houston Robert) – 6:23


As listed in liner notes.[5]

Strings on "I See Me" performed by the Nashville String Machine and arranged by D. Bergen White.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
U.S. Billboard 200 50


  1. ^ review
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Billboard review
  4. ^ People review
  5. ^ My Honky Tonk History (Media notes). Travis Tritt. Columbia Records Nashville. 2004. CK 92084.