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Johnny PayCheck (1938–2003)

To many of his fans, country music singer Johnny PayCheck was the epitome of the hell-raising outlaw singer. He was known as much for his string of classic country hits as he was for his scrapes with the law. Born Donald Eugene Lytle on May 31, 1938, in Greenfield, Ohio, PayCheck began his career playing in backing bands for George Jones, Ray ... See full bio »

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Take This Job and Shove It
Take This Job and Shove It Man with Hamburgers
1981

Filmography

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 2011-2014 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Leon Russell (2014) ... (writer: "Apartment #9" - uncredited)
- The Carolina Chocolate Drops (2011) ... (writer: "Touch in Your Heart")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (performer: "It Won't Be Long (And I'll Be Hating You)")
 2009 Extract (performer: "She's All I Got" (1971) - as Johnny Paycheck)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- O Karma, Where Art Thou? (2006) ... (performer: "Take This Job And Shove It")
 2001 Double Take (writer: "Apartment No. 9")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1988) ... (writer: " Medley: Stand By Your Man/ Apartment #9/ D.I.V.O.R.C.E./ I Don't Wanna Play House/ Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad")
 1983 Hells Angels Forever (Documentary) (performer: "Angel of the Highway", "Too Bent to Boogie", "Ride on Sonny" - as Johnny Paycheck)
 1981 Take This Job and Shove It (performer: "Fifteen Beers", "Take This Job and Shove It")
 1976 Drive-In (performer: "Love Is a Good Thing" - as Johnny Paycheck)
 1974 Pop! Goes the Country (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1974) ... (performer: "My Part of Forever", " (Don't Take Her) She's All I Got", "Let's All Go Down to the River")
 1973 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Johnny Paycheck (1973) ... (performer: "Once You've Had the Best", "Mr. Love Maker")
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Other Works:

Album: "11 Months and 29 Days" (1976) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Donny Young

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I heard from fans constantly throughout the entire two years. The letters never stopped, from throughout the world. I looked forward to mail call every day. (After his release from prison) See more »

Trivia:

His biggest hit was the workingman's anthem, "Take This Job and Shove It," which inspired a movie by that name, and a title album that sold 2 million copies. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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