Label: GWP Records - 1001 ASTRO,Capitol Records - STAO 93046,GWP Records - ASTRO 1001,Capitol Records - STAO-93046 • Series: Astrological Series Volume 1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Club Edition • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock, Non-Music, Pop • Style: Spoken Word, Easy Listening
"King of the Road" was an out-of-the-box smash, a surprising fate for a song about the joys of being a bum. Country singer/songwriter Roger Miller had been scoring crossover hits with self-written novelties like "Dang Me" and "Chug-a-Lug" since switching from RCA Victor to Smash Records in
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"King of the Road" is a song written by country singer Roger Miller, who first recorded it in November The lyrics tell of the day-to-day life of a hobo who, despite being poor (a "man of means by no means"), revels in his freedom, describing himself humorously and cynically as the "king of the road". It was Miller's fifth single for Smash Records.
King of the road Third bocxcar midnight train Destination Bangor Maine Old worn out suit and shoes I don't pay no union dues I smoke old stogies I have found Short but not too big around I'm a man of means by no means King of the road I know every engineer on every train All of the children and all of their names And every handout in every town.
· "King of The Road" () by Roger Miller / use cap. on 1st fret to play in key of the recording / [Refrain] A D Trailers for sale or rent, E A Rooms to let fifty cents, A D No phone, no poo.
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