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Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade Album FLAC

  • Performer: Joe Ely
  • Album: Honky Tonk Masquerade
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Catalog #: MCF 2832
  • MP3: 1286 mb | FLAC: 1079 mb
  • Released: 1978
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Country, Honky Tonk
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 608
  • Category: Folk and World
Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade Album FLAC


Written-By – Joe Ely
2Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
Written-By – Jimmie Dale Gilmore, John Reed
3Honky Tonk Masquerade
Written-By – Joe Ely
4Because Of The Wind
Written-By – Joe Ely
5Honky Tonkin'
Written-By – Hank Williams
Written-By – Butch Hancock
7West Texas Waltz
Written-By – Butch Hancock
8I'll Be Your Fool
Written-By – Joe Ely
9Cornbread Moon
Written-By – Joe Ely
10Jericho (Your Walls Must Come Tumbling Down)
Written-By – Butch Hancock


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
MCA-2333Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsMCA-2333US1978
MCAD-10220Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade ‎(CD, Album)MCA RecordsMCAD-10220US1991
MCF 2832Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsMCF 2832UK1978
MCA-839, MCA-2333Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade ‎(LP, Album, RE)MCA Records, MCA RecordsMCA-839, MCA-2333US1980
MCA-839 MCA-2333Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsMCA-839 MCA-2333US1978


  • Accordion, PianoPonti Bone
  • Acoustic GuitarJoe Ely
  • BassGregg Wright
  • DrumsSteve Keeton
  • Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarChip Young, Jesse Taylor
  • Engineer [Mastering]Larry Boden
  • PercussionFarrell Morris
  • Photography By [Band]Jim Eppler
  • Photography By [Cover & Liner]Paul Milosevich
  • Producer, Engineer [Recording]Chip Young
  • Steel GuitarLloyd Maines
  • Synthesizer [Moog], PianoShane Keister


MCA Records
1, Great Pulteney Street, London W1R 3FW.


  • Matrix / Runout (side A runout): MCF∙2832.A.1 A
  • Matrix / Runout (side B runout): MCF∙2832.B.1 A


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Young 'Un Sound, Murfreesboro
  • Remixed At – Young 'Un Sound, Murfreesboro
  • Mastered At – MCA Recording Studios
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.



Honky Tonk Masquerade is the second album by country singer-songwriter Joe Ely, released in 1978. Ely's second album has been highly regarded by critics around the world. It was included in the 2005 book, 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Writer Steve Pond places the album at number 40 on Rolling Stone's list of 50 Essential Albums of the 70s, calling it the decade's most sure-footed country-rock collaboration. Pond places the album in the same class as such 1970s country landmarks as. Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade 1978. To favorites 2 Download album. Listen album. Pop-Rock Country Rock. Joe Ely. Songs in album Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade 1978. Joe Ely - Cornbread Moon. Joe Ely - Because Of The Wind. Joe Ely - Boxcars. Joe Ely - Jericho Your Walls Must Come Tumbling Down. Joe Ely - Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown. Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade. As strong as Joe Ely's self-titled solo debut was, his second album, 1978's Honky Tonk Masquerade, actually managed to top it, and the album remains one of the great creative triumphs of the Texas singersongwriter community, as well as a high-water mark in Ely's career. Listen free to Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade Cornbread Moon, Because Of The Wind and more. 10 tracks 33:43. Why did you seem surprised when I saw through your disguise. All jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Honky Tonk Masquerade, 1978. Cornbread Moon, 03:29. Because of the Wind, 04:02. Boxcars, 04:03. Jericho Your Walls Must Come Tumbling Down, 02:54. I'll Be Your Fool, 02:52. Fingernails, 02:13. Honky Tonk Masquerade. Released 1978. Honky Tonk Masquerade Tracklist. Cornbread Moon Lyrics. Album 1978 10 Songs. Of the three Flatlanders, Joe Ely was the youngest and the most rock-oriented. His style crystallized on 1978s Honky Tonk Masquerade. Though it was recorded with producer Chip Young at his studio in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the core band consists of Elys longtime Lubbock pals: Steve Keeton on drums, Gregg Wright on bass, Jesse Taylor on guitar and the incomparable Lloyd Maines on pedal steel. It sounds like true country, which is to say, this music couldnt have come from a city