G
  G                                  C      F F C
I met a gin-soaked bar-room queen in Memphis
    G                A              D    G G D
She tried to take me upstairs for a ride
    G                                C        F F C
She had to heave me right across her shoulders
         G                  D               G
‘Cause I just can't seem to drink ya off my mind
        G       D          G
She’s a Ho  -    nky-tonk  woman
G               D                     G
Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie the honky-tonk blues



  G                            C   F F C
I layed a divorcee in New York City
  G             A              D   G G D
I had to put up some kind of a fight
    G                              C    F F C
The lady, then she covered me with roses
    G                D                G
She blew my nose and then she blew my mind
        G       D          G
She’s a Ho  -    nky-tonk  woman
G               D                     G
Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie the honky-tonk blues


[Solo]
G  C  F F C, G  A  D  G G D, G  C  F F C, G  D  G

       G        D         G
It’s a Ho  -    nky-tonk  woman
G               D                     G
Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie the honky-tonk blues

       G        D         G
It’s a Ho  -    nky-tonk  woman
G               D                     G
Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie the honky-tonk blues