"The human mind is a wonderful thing, it starts working from before you're born and doesn't stop till you sit down to write a song." - Roger Miller

Happy Birthday Roger Miller!

rogermiller4

Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American musician, songwriter, and actor, best known for his novelty songs inspired by honky tonk and the Nashville sound sub-genre of country music. His notable recordings include "Billy Bayou", Home", and covers of "Tall, Tall Trees" and "Husbands and Wives". His last popular album was a collaboration with Willie Nelson called Old Friends
In his later career, he acted and wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Big River.

Published in Today's Birthday

Though he was already plastered on Apple billboards across the People's Republic of China, relatively few in the United States had heard of Jimmy Wong until last week - when the Internet helped transform him into a viral video sensation.

Published in Past Interviews