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Donald Eugene Lytle (May 31, 1938 – February 19, 2003), better known by the stage name Johnny Paycheck, was a country music singer and Grand Ole Opry member most famous for recording the David Allan Coe song "Take This Job and Shove It". He achieved his greatest success in the...Wikipedia

Age: 64 (age at death)
Born: 31st May, 1938, Greenfield, Ohio, USA
Died: 18th February, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Song: Take this job and shove it!

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"Take This Job and Shove It" was his only No. 1 hit (2 weeks in 1978), and was the inspiration for a hit movie of the same name. The song is among the few pre-1990 songs still played at modern country radio stations, usually at 5 p.m. Fridays to signal the end of the work week.


Adopted the Johnny PayCheck stage name in 1962.


"To me, an `outlaw` is a man that did things his own way, whether you liked him or not. I did things my own way."


"I`m a man who believes that right is right and wrong is wrong. Treat me right, and I will give you my all. Treat me wrong, and I will give you nothing. They don`t like me for that, but that`s the way I am."

Take This Job and Shove It

Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

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