Wild Side of Life

Hank Thompson


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ivory Joe Hunter
album: Track 1 in album Favorites
release date: 1952-6
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Honky Tonk
composer: Arlie Carter, William Warren
lyricist: Arlie Carter, William Warren

Album Information

label: Capitol Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Hank Thompson Favorites cover art


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You wouldn't read my letter if I wrote you
But there's something I'm wanting to tell you

I didn't know God made honky tonk angels
You gave up the only one that ever loved you

To the places where the wine and liquor flows
And forget the truest love you'll ever know
[Repeat Chorus]


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Wild Side of Life
  • 2 Today
  • 3 Tomorrow Night
  • 4 Whoa Sailor
  • 5 Green Light
  • 6 Love Thief
  • 7 Humpty Dumpty Heart
  • 8 Waiting in the Lobby of Your Heart