“Honky Tonk Attitude” is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Joe Diffie. It was released in March 1993 as the lead single and title track from his album Honky Tonk Attitude. The song reached the top five of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and peaked at number 11 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. The song was written by Diffie and Lee Bogan.
The song is an uptempo in which the narrator states that everyone goes to the honky tonk to dance away their blues. He states that everyone needs to have a “honky tonk attitude”.
From the album Honky Tonk Attitude
B-side “Just a Regular Joe”
Released March 8, 1993
Genre Country, Country blues, Country rock
Songwriter(s) Joe Diffie, Lee Bogan
Producer(s) Johnny Slate, Bob Montgomery