- Title:King Of The Road
- Style:Folk, Country
- Date of release:
- Size FLAC version1754 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1314 megabytes
- Size WMA version1100 megabytes
- Formats:VOC DTS RA ADX WMA AUD DXD
King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller. Shop Now. 413K Views. King of the Road: Roger Miller Tribute Album. 18 September 2018 ·. Merle Haggard remembers Roger Miller.
Between the 25 chart hits are eight unreleased recordings, all documented by a booklet containing an 8,000-word essay and 24 rare photos.
King of the Road" is a song written and originally recorded in November 1964 by country singer Roger Miller. The lyrics tell of the day-to-day life of a vagabond hobo who, despite being poor (a "man of means by no means"), revels in his freedom, describing himself humorously as the "king of the road". It was Miller's fifth single for Smash Records. The popular crossover record hit No. 1 on the US Country chart, No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the Easy Listening surveys
Roger Miller succumbed to cancer in 1992 at age 56. In 1995, the year Miller was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson had a Number One country hit with the songwriter’s Tall, Tall Trees. Brooks & Dunn topped the chart in 1998 with his 1966 hit, Husbands and Wives.
He wrote the first verse when he saw a "Trailers for Sale or Rent" sign on the road outside Chicago. Roger Miller opened two "King of the Road" Motor Inns in the early '70s - one in Nashville, and another in Valdosta, Georgia. Unlike the cheap digs Miller sings about in his song, however, these Motels were billed as "luxury accommodations" and had a very modern motif . Roger Dean Miller, Sr. (1936 - 1992).
Исполнитель: Roger miller. Поделиться с друзьями: 1. King of the road. That's the way i feel - Album version.
Roger Miller was a rarity: a musician who was as distinctive a singer as he was a songwriter. While it may be difficult to replicate Miller's elastic, garrulous delivery - not to mention his ease at soliciting both laughter and tears - his songs lend themselves to imaginative interpretations.
King of the Road: Tribute to Roger Miller (2 CD) Audio CD. King of the Road: Tribute to Roger Miller. Comedy gets no respect. If Merle Haggard sums up the dilemma of the American working class from the hard-bitten perspective of "Mama Tried" or "The Bottle Let Me Down," he's called a blue-collar poet. If Roger Miller captures the same predicament from the warped, comic perspective of "You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd," he's dismissed as a novelty writer. And yet, a great comic song is just as hard to write as a serious one and sheds just as much light on its subject
|A1||King Of The Road||2:25|
|A3||In The Summertime||1:44|
|A5||My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died||1:58|
|B1||You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd||1:48|
|B3||I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight||2:00|
|B4||If You Want Me To||1:57|
- Record Company – Pickwick International, Inc.
- Manufactured By – Keel Record Mfg. Of Canada Limited
- Illustration – D.K. Stone*
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, stamped): JS-6109 A-1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, stamped/etched): JS-6109 B-1
|JS-6109||Roger Miller||King Of The Road (LP, Comp, RP)||Hilltop||JS-6109||US||1971|
|P8-255||Roger Miller||King Of The Road (8-Trk, Comp)||Pickwick||P8-255||US||Unknown|
|CS-255||Roger Miller||King Of The Road (Cass, Comp, Lig)||Pickwick||CS-255||US||1976|
|CS-255||Roger Miller||King Of The Road (Cass, Comp, Bla)||Pickwick||CS-255||US||1976|
|JS-6109||Roger Miller||King Of The Road (LP, Comp)||Hilltop||JS-6109||US||1971|