"Dang Me" as written by and Roger Miller....
Well,I sit here gettin' ideas
Ain't nothing but a fool would live like this
Out all night and runnin' wild
Woman sittin' home with a month old child

Dang me, dang me
They oughta take a rope and hang me
High from the highest tree
Woman would you weep for me.

Just sittin' around drinkin' with the rest of the guys
Six rounds bought, and I bought five
Spent the groceries and half the rent
I like fourteen dollars having twenty seven cents.


They say roses are red and violets are purple
Sugar is sweet and so is maple surple
Well I'm the seventh out of seventy sons
My pappy was a pistol
I'm a son of a gun.


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"Dang Me" as written by Roger Miller

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    General Commenti read pretty much the only book available on roger miller which is called "ain't got no cigarettes" by Lyle Style... there were about 10 conflicting stories about how this song was written... then i read "cash" by johnny cash and for some reason i want to believe his version the most (maybe just cause i think jc is omnipitent)... any way... cash talked about them driving through the middle of the night in a classic convertable through the dessert (i think from LA to Reno or LV)... any way... roger pulled over the car in the middle of the trip and ran behind a rock with pen and a pad and wrote out dang me... He came back to the car very excited and johnny asked him something along the lines of "is it a good one?"... and he could tell by roger's reaction that he had written gold... and he had...
    adrock1011on October 16, 2007   Link

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