David Allan Coe

David Allan Coe (born September 6, 1939) is an American songwriter, outlaw country music singer, and guitarist who achieved popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. As a singer, his biggest hits were „Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile”, „The Ride”, „You Never Even Called Me by My Name”, „She Used to Love Me a Lot”, and „Longhaired Redneck”. His best-known compositions are the No. 1 successes „Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone)” (which was also recorded by Tanya Tucker) and „Take This Job and Shove It” (which was later recorded by Johnny Paycheck and inspired a hit movie; both Coe and Paycheck had minor parts in the film).

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