Johnny Paycheck

Johnny Paycheck

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6,945 Plays

Popular Songs

Take This Job and Shove It
2:36
2:36
She's All I Got
2:54
2:54
Let's All Go Down to the River
2:32
2:32
Billy Jack Washburn
2:12
2:12
I'm the Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)
3:09
3:09

Singles

Let's All Go Down to the River
2:32
2:32
Heaven's Almost As Big As Texas
2:48
2:48
Mama Tried (Re-Recorded)
3:07
3:07

Biography

Johnny Paycheck

Donald Eugene Lytle (May 31, 1938 – February 19, 2003), better known by his stage name Johnny Paycheck, was an American country music singer, multi-instrumentalist 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 1970s as a major force in country music's "Outlaw Movement" popularized by artists such as David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Billy Joe Shaver, and Merle Haggard. In the 1980s, his music career suffered from his problems with drugs, alcohol, and legal difficulties. He served a prison sentence in the early 1990s but his declining health effectively ended his career in early 2000.