One of the best duos not only in country music but also in the whole music industry is probably Brooks & Dunn. Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have been together for two decades. Their combined talents have produced music of class and quality. Their hits have stormed the charts and their songs have reached almost around the globe. The award-winning duo, Brooks & Dunn, saddened the country music world when they announced their separation in 2010. Luckily, the duo reunited in 2015 for a series of concerts with Reba McEntire in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In today’s article, “Honky Tonk Stomp” is featured. This song is one of the last songs recorded by the duo before they separated in 2010. This is one of the few upbeat songs that they’ve recorded. Read and know more about the song.
Out in the country, back roads and one horse towns
We saw fiddles, play our guitars loud
We talk the talk, and walk the walk
And do the Honky Tonk Stomp
One of the last singles before the duo’s disbandment in 2010, “Honky Tonk Stomp” gives you an up-tempo beat that will make you dance and sing along. Recorded by Brooks & Dunn, the song was co-written by Ronnie Dunn along with Terry McBride and Bobby Pinson. It was released on August 10, 2009.
To note, it is the duo’s 50th overall single, the second and final single from their greatest hits package #1s… and Then Some. In addition, it features Billy Gibbons, lead singer of the band ZZ Top. Moreover, the music video of the song ranked no. 47 on GAC’s Top 50 Videos of the Year list.
On October 24, 2009, “Honky Tonk Stomp” first penetrated the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at no. 97. Meanwhile, the song reached no. 16 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the later days of October in the same year.
With its up-tempo beat and an electric guitar played in the background, Dunn calls for a big party out in the country.
On the other hand, Billy Gibbons of the rock band ZZ Top played the guitar and was a guest vocal on the song. According to Great American Country, Bobby Pinson was the man behind the song’s theme. Dunn suggested the title “Honky Tonk Stomp” after the song had been penned.
Watch Brooks & Dunn’s upbeat hit, “Honky Tonk Stomp” below:
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