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Thread #56323   Message #881689
Posted By: beadie
03-Feb-03 - 04:08 PM
Thread Name: Worst Country Western Title
Subject: RE: BS: Worst Country Western Title
(Please excuse the "premature nocturnal submission" above.

Although the title's not so bad, I nominate "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" (The World's Most Perfect Country Music Song) written by Steve Goodman (RIP) for David Allen Coe.

The last verse combines almost all of the tried and true cliches that have made country music so great.

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I was drunk the day my Mama got out of prison

When I drove to pick her up in the rain

But before I could get to the station in my pickup truck

She got runned over by the damned ol' train

CH:

   And I'll hang around as long as you will let me

   I never minded standing in the rain

   You don't have to call me darling, darling

   You never even called me by my name