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Oklahoma musician Roger Miller honored with tribute album

 

September 16, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first track of the new album "King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller" opens with Miller jokingly dubbing himself "probably one of the greatest songwriters that ever lived."

As usual, Miller manages to deliver the truth with a sly wit and an effortless turn of phrase in this 23-second snippet of banter.

After all, we're talking about the genius who managed to do the one thing with the ever-befuddling English language that they said couldn't be done: He came up with a rhyme for "orange." He paired it with "door hinge," which is the kind of rhyme that only a Tex...



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