Listen to one of Patsy Cline's most popular hits.
Listen to Patsy Cline with one of her first Owen Bradley-produced hits.
Here's one of the most often recorded country songs.
Here's one of the most well-known Honky Tonk songs.
Perhaps no other style of country music has had a greater influence on today's artists than the style known as Honky Tonk. Honky Tonk music embodied the spirit of dancing and drinking, and of loving and then losing the one you love. Its greatest practitioners owe their singing style to Jimmie Rodgers and much of the music to the steel guitar and drums of Bob Wills and Western Swing.