Chanteur US né le 2 janvier 1936, originaire de Fort Worth (Texas). Roger Miller fit ses débuts vers 1950. Après la guerre de Corée, il monte à Nashville où il compose de nombreuses chansons pour divers chanteurs. En 1961, Roger enregistre pour RCA mais ce n'est qu'en 1964 qu'il s'impose avec "Dang Me" chez "Smash Records". Il enregistra aussi chez Mercury, Columbia, Everest et différents petits labels, sans jamais retrouver le succès. Roger Miller est mort d'un cancer de la gorge dans un hopital de Los Angeles (Californie), le 25 octobre 1992.

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CHUG-A-LUG (1964)

ME AND BOBBY McGEE (1969)

ONE DYIN' AND A-BURYIN'

THE BEST OF ALL POSSIBLE WORLDS

TOMORROW NIGHT IN BALTIMORE

WHERE HAVE ALL THE AVERAGE PEOPLE GONE

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & EP

10/1957 SP MERCURY 71212x45 (US) . My Pillow / Poor Little John
04/1958 SP STARDAY 45-356 (US) . You're Forgettin' Me / Can't Stop Loving You
11/1958 SP DECCA 9-30763 (US) . On This Mountain Top (with Johnny PAYCHECK) / It's Been A Long Long Time For Me (with Johnny PAYCHECK)
12/1958 SP DECCA 9-30792 (US) . Mine Is A Lonely Life (with Justin TUBB) / Almost Lonely (with Justin TUBB)
02/1959 SP DECCA 9-30838 (US) . Wrong Kind Of Girl / Man Like Me
08/1959 SP DECCA 9-30953 (US) . Jason Fleming / Sweet Ramona
09/1960 SP RCA VICTOR 47-7776 (US) . You Don't Want My Love / Footprints In The Snow
04/1961 SP RCA VICTOR 47-7878 (US) . When Two Worlds Collide / Every Which-A-Way
10/1961 SP RCA VICTOR 47-7958 (US) . Fair Swiss Maiden / Burma Shave
04/1962 SP RCA VICTOR 47-8028 (US) . Sorry Willie / Hitch-Hiker
09/1962 SP RCA VICTOR 47-8091 (US) . Hey Little Star / Trouble In Turnpike
04/1963 SP RCA VICTOR 47-8175 (US) . Lock Stock And Teardrops / I Know Who It Is (And I'm Gonna Tell On Him)
04/1964 SP SMASH S-1881 (US) . Dang Me / Got Two Again
1964 SP PHILIPS BF 1365 (UK) . Dang Me / ?
08/1964 SP SMASH S-1926 (US) . Chug-A-Lug / Reincarnation
11/1964 SP SMASH S-1947 (US) . Do-Wacka-Do / Love Is Not For Me
01/1965 SP SMASH S-1965 (US) . King Of The Road / Atta Boy Girl
04/1965 SP SMASH S-1983 (US) . Engine Engine No 9 / Last Word In Lonesome Is Me
06/1965 SP SMASH S-1994 (US) . One Dyin' And A Buryin' / It Happened Just That Way
06/1965 SP STARDAY 718 (US) . Playboy / Poor Little John
06/1965 SP STARDAY 7029 (US) . I Ain't Never / Under Your Spell Ag
06/1965 SP MUSICOR MU-1102 (US) . Can't Stop Lovin' You / You're Forgettin' Me
08/1965 SP RCA VICTOR 47-8651 (US) . If You Want Me To / Hey Little Star
08/1965 SP SMASH S-1998 (US) . Kansas City Star / Guess I'll Pick Up My Heart (And Go Home)
10/1965 SP STARDAY 7032 (US) . Country Girl / Jimmy Brown The Newsboy
10/1965 SP SMASH S-2010 (US) . England Swings / Good Old Days
1965 SP PHILIPS BF 1397 (UK) . King Of The Road / ?
1965 SP PHILIPS BF 1456 (UK) . England Swings / ?
1965 EP PHILIPS 434552 (F) King Of The Road / Dang Me / Chug-A-Lug / Got 2 Again
1965 EP RCA VICTOR 86446 (F) You Dont Want My Love / Trouble On The Turnpike / Every Which-A-Way / Fait Swiss Maiden
1965 EP PHILIPS 434554 (F) . Engine, Engine N°9 / Private John Q / Do-Wacka-Do / In The Summertime
1965 EP PHILIPS 434559 (F) . One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Kansas City Star / It Happened That Way / Swing Low Swingin' Chariot
1965 EP PHILIPS 434563 (F) . You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Atta Boy Girl / Good Old Day
01/1966 SP STARDAY 7038 (US) . Tip Of My Fingers / I Wish I Could Fall In Love Today
01/1966 SP SMASH S-2024 (US) . Husbands And Wives / I've Been A Long Time Leavin'
05/1966 SP SMASH S-2043 (US) . You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Train Of Life
08/1966 SP SMASH S-2055 (US) . My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died / You're My Kingdom
10/1966 SP SMASH S-2066 (US) . Heartbreak Hotel / Less And Less
03/1967 SP SMASH S-2081 (US) . Walkin' In The Sunshine / Home
09/1967 SP SMASH S-2121 (US) . Ballad Of Waterhole No 3 (Code of The West) / Rainbow Valley
11/1967 SP SMASH S-2130 (US) . Old Toy Trains / Silent Night
02/1968 SP SMASH S-2148 (US) . Little Green Apples / Our Little Love
07/1968 SP SMASH S-2183 (US) . Tolivar / What'd I Give (To Be The Wind)
11/1968 SP SMASH S-2197 (US) . Vance / Little Children Run And Play
06/1969 SP SMASH S-2230 (US) . Me And Bobby McGee / I'm Gonna Teach My Heart To Bend (Instead Of Break)
09/1969 SP SMASH S-2246 (US) . Where Have All The Average People Gone / Boeing Boeing 707
01/1970 SP SMASH S-2258 (US) . Tom Green County Fair / I Know Who It Is
08/1970 SP MERCURY 73102 (US) . Don't We All Have The Right / South
1970 SP MERCURY CC-35015 (US) . Chug-A-Lug / Dang Me
1970 SP MERCURY CC-35016 (US) . King Of The Road / England Swings
1970 SP MERCURY CC-35017 (US) . Do-Wack-A-Do / Kansas City Star
1970 SP MERCURY CC-35018 (US) . Engine Engine No 9 / Husbands And Wives
02/1971 SP MERCURY 73190 (US) . Tomorrow Night In Baltimore / Million Years Or So
07/1971 SP MERCURY 73230 (US) . Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again) / Qua La Linta
01/1972 SP MERCURY 73268 (US) . Sunny Side Of My Life / We Found It In Each Other's Arms
07/1972 SP MERCURY 73321 (US) . Rings For Sale / Conversation
12/1972 SP MERCURY 73354 (US) . Hoppy's Gone / Day I Jumped From Harvey's Plane
06/1973 SP COLUMBIA 4-45873 (US) . Open Up Your Heart / Qua La Linta
10/1973 SP COLUMBIA 4-45948 (US) . I Believe In Sunshine / Shannon's Song
02/1974 SP COLUMBIA 4-46000 (US) . Whistle Stop / 4th Of July
1974 SP VISTA 493 (US) . Whistle Stop / Not In Nothingham
11/1974 SP COLUMBIA 3-10052 (US) . Our Love / Yester Waltz
03/1975 SP COLUMBIA 3-10107 (US) . I Love A Rodeo / Lovin' You Is Always On My Mind
07/1977 SP WINDSONG BH-11072 (US) . Baby Me Baby / Dark Side Of The Moon
11/1977 SP WINDSONG BH-11166 (US) . Oklahoma Woman /re's Nobody Like You
09/1979 SP 20TH CENTURY FOX TC-2421 (US) . Hat / Pleasing The Crowd
09/1981 SP ELEKTRA E-47192 (US) . Everyone Gets Crazy Now And Then / Aladam Bama
01/1982 SP COLUMBIA 18-02681 (US) . Old Friends (with Willie NELSON) / When A House Is Not A Home (with Willie NELSON)
09/1985 SP MCA 52663 (US) . River In The Rain / Hand For The Hog
06/1986 SP MCA 52855 (US) . Some Hearts Get All The Breaks / Arkansas
1989 SP SMASH 872858-7 (US) . Chug-A-Lug / Dang Me

Albums

1964 LP 12" RCA CAMDEN CAS 851 (US) ROGER MILLER - In The Summertime / Hitchhiker / Every Which A Way / Sorry Willie / Fair Swiss Maiden / Hey Little Star / When Two Worlds Collide / Trouble On The Turnpike / Lock Stock And Teardrops / Footprints In The Snow
1964 LP 12" SMASH SL 7002 (US) ROGER AND OUT - Chug-A-Lug / Moon Is High / Smile Of Me / Private John Q / Lou's Got The Flu / It Takes All Kinds To Make A World / Dang Me / Got Two Again / I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight / That's Why I Love You Like I Do / Squares Make The World Go Round / If You Want Me To
1964 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67049 (US) DANG ME - Chug-a-Lug / Moon Is High / Private John Q / Lou's Got The Flu / It Takes All Kinds To Make A World / Dang Me / Got Two Again / I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight / That's Why I Love You Like I Do / Squares Make The World Go Round / If You Want Me To (reedition of 1st Smash LP without one song)
1965 LP 12" RCA CAMDEN CAS 903 (US) THE ONE AND ONLY - It Happened Just That Way / I Know Who It Is / But I Love You More / You're Part Of Me / Burma Shave / You Can't Do Me This Way / I Catch Myself Crying / I Get Up In The Early Morning / I'll Be Somewhere / If You Want Me To
1965 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67061 (US) RETURN - Do-Wacka-Do / Atta Boy Girl / Reincarnation / That's The Way It's Always Been / As Long As There's A Shadow / Hard Headed Me / Ain't That Fine / King Of The Road / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Our Hearts Will Play / Love Is Not For Me / In The Summertime / There I Go Dreamin'
1965 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67068 (US) THE 3RD TIME AROUND - Engine Engine N° 9 / This Town / Last Word In Lonesome Is Me / Water Dog / I'll Pick Up My Heart And Go Home / Swiss Maid / It Happened Just That Way / Good Old Days / One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Kansas City Star / Big Harlan Taylor / Swing Low Swingin' Chariot
1965 LP 12" STARDAY SLP 318 (US) WILD CHILD - Under Your Spell Again / Poor Little John / Playboy / I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today / I Ain't Never / I Can't Stop Loving You / My Pillow / Jimmy Brown The Newsboy / You're Forgetting Me / Who Shot Sam / Country Girls / Tip Of My Fingers
1966 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67073 (US) GOLDEN HITS - King Of The Road / Dang Me / Engine Engine N° 9 / In The Summertime / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Do-Wacka-Do / England Swing / Chug-A-Lug / One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Kansas City Star / Atta Boy Girl / It Happened Just That Way
1966 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67075 (US) WORDS AND MUSIC - My Uncle Used To Love But She Died / Husbands And Wives / Every Which A Way / Train Of Life / Billy Bayou / Less And Less / Heartbreak Hotel / Dad Blame Anything A Man Can't Quit / I've Been A Long Time Leaving / Working Girl / You're My Kingdom / Home
1966 LP 12" PHILIPS P 14566 L (F) COUNTRY AND WESTERN HITS - King Of The Road / Dang Me / Engine, Engine N°9 / In The Summertime / Water Dog / Do Wacka-Do / England Swings / Chug-A-Lug / One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Kansas City Star / Good Old Days / It Happened Just That Way
1967 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67092 (US) WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE - Walkin' In The Sunshine / Million Years Or So / Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town / You Didn't Have To Be So Nice / Green Green Grass Of Home / I'd Come Back To Me / Absence / Our Little Love / Pardon This Coffin / Hey Good Lookin' / Riddle
1967 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67096 (US) WATERHOLE # 3 - Ballad Of Waterhole N° 3 / Prologue / Lewton Cole The Doc The Map And The Gun Fight / Cole Meets Billie / Desert Chase / Cole Finds The Gold / Everybody Gets A Crack At The Gold / Finale / Rainbow Valley (soundtrack recordings)
1967 LP 12" NASHVILLE NLP 2046 (US) THE AMAZING - I Ain't Never / My Pillow / Playboy / Wabash Cannonball (Jackie PHElLBS) / Country Girl / Jimmy Brown The Newsboy / Poor Little John / Annette (Little Roy WIGGINS) / Who Shot Sam / Flower Of The Flock
1968 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67103 (US) A TENDER LOOK AT LOVE - Tolivar / By The Time I Get To Phoenix / What I'd Give To Be The Wind / My Elusive Dreams / Less Of Me / Little Green Apples / Gentle On My Mind / Honey / With Pen In Hand / Dear Heart / 12th Of Never
1969 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67123 (US) ROGER MILLER - Me And Bobby McGee / Darby's Castle / Colonel Maggie / Boeing Boeing 707 / Meanwhile Back In Abilene / Swiss Cottage Place / Where Have All The Average People Gone / Best Of All Possible Worlds / I'm Gonna Teach My Heart To Bend / Shame Bird / Vance
1970 LP 12" SMASH SRS 67129 (US) 1970 - Tom Green County Fair / Precious Baby / Man Who Stayed In Monterey / Jody And The Kid / Mystery Train / I Know Who It Is / All Fall Down / Everybody's Talkin' / Fool / TJ's Last Ride / Crystal Day
1970 LP 12" MERCURY 61297 (US) TRIP IN THE COUNTRY - Tall Tall Trees / World I Can't Live In / Nothing Can Stop My Love / When Two Worlds Collide / My Ears Should Burn / World So Full Of Love / Don't We All Have The Right / That's The Way I Feel / Half A Mind / When A House Is Not A Home / Invitation To The Blues
1971 LP 12" HILLTOP JS 6109 (US) KING OF THE ROAD - King Of The Road / Do-Wacka-Do / In The Summertime / Dear Heart / My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Heartbreak Hotel / I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight / If You Want Me To
1972 LP 12" MERCURY 61361 (US) THE BEST OF ROGER MILLER - Little Green Apples / Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town / Husbands And Wives / I've Been A Long Time Leaving / Tom Green County Fair / Tomorrow Night In Baltimore / Loving Her Was Easier / Walkin' In The Sunshine / Me And Bobby McGee / My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died / South
1973 LP 12" COLUMBIA KC 32449 (US) DEAR FOLKS SORRY I WOULDN'T WRITTEN LATELY - Open Up Your Heart / Whistle Stop / Mama Used To Love Me But She Died / Qua La Linta / I Believe In The Sunshine / Animal Of Man / Shannon's Song / What Would My Mama Say / Day I Jumped From Uncle Harvey's Plane / 4th Of July
1973 LP 12" HILLTOP JS 6131 (US) LITTLE GREEN APPLES - Little Green Apples / 12th Of Never / Chug-A-Lug / Dang Me / Walkin' In The Sunshine / Honey / With Pen In Hand / Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town / Green Green Grass Of Home
1975 LP 12" COLUMBIA KC 33472 (US) SUPERSONGS - Lady America / Won't Come Be My Friend / Lovin' You Is Always On My Mind / Our Love / Husbands And Wives / I Love A Rodeo / Yester Waltz, Wanda Iguana / Somewhere There's Lady / All I Love Is You
1977 LP 12" WINDSONG BHL1 2337 (US) OFF THE WALL - Oklahoma Woman / There's Nobody Like You / Baby Me Baby / Dark Side Of The Moon / Stephen Foster / Some People Make It / I've Gotten Used To The Cryin' / Roll Away / Ain't Gonna Work No More / Na-Nominee
1979 LP 12" 20TH CENTURY FOX T 592 (US) MAKING A NAME FOR MYSELF - Oklahoma Woman / There's Nobody Like You / Baby Me Baby / Dark Side Of The Moon / Stephen Foster / Some People Make It / I've Gotten Used To Do Cryin' / Roll Away / Ain't Gonna Work No More / Na-Mominee
1982 LP 12" COLUMBIA FC 38013 (US) OLD FRIENDS - (Roger MILLER & Willie NELSON) - Old Friends / Husbands And Wives / Half A Heart / Best I Can Give Her / Sorry Willie / When A House Is Not A Home / Aladambama / Invitation Of The Blues / When Two Worlds Collide / I'll Pick Up My Heart And Go Home
1986 LP 12" MCA MCA 5722 (US) ROGER MILLER - River In The Rain / Hand For The Hog / Leavin's Not The Only Way To Go / Guv'ment / You Oughta Be Here With Me / Some Hearts Get All The Breaks / Arkansas / Indian Giver / Days Of Our Wives / Muddy Water
1990 CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 15477 (DE) KING OF THE ROAD - You're Part Of Me, Fair Swiss Maiden / Every Which A Way / It Happened Just That Way / I Get Up Early In The Morning / I Catch Myself Crying / I'll Be Somewhere / Little Green Apples / I Know Who It Is / But I Love You More / If You Want Me To / Burma Shave / In The Summertime / Sorry Willie / You Can't Do Me This Way / When Two Worlds Collide / Lock Stock And Teardrops / Trouble On The Turnpike / Hey Little Star / Footprints In The Snow / Hitchhiker / Dang Me / King Of The Road / Chug-A-Lug / Engine Engine No 9 / Kansas City Star / England Swing / Do-Wacka-Do / One Dyin' And A Buryin'.
1991 CD CURB 75511 (US) BEST OF ROGER MILLER - HIS GREATEST HITS - King Of The Road / Dang Me / Chug-A-Lug / Engine Engine No 9 / England Swing / Do-Wacka-Do / Husbands And Wives / In The Summertime / Me And Bobby McGee / When Two Worlds Collide / Kansas City Star / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd
1991 CD MERCURY M1 848977 (US) THE BEST OF ROGER MILLER, VOL. ONE - My Pillow / Can't Stop Loving You / You're Forgetting Me / Tall Tall Trees / Nothing Can Stop My Love / That's The Way I Feel / My Ears Should Burn / Invitation To The Blues / Guess I'll Pick Up My Heart / When A House Is Not A Home / Half A Mind / When Two Worlds Collide / World I Can't Live In / World So Full Of Love / Don't We All Have The Right / Last Word In Lonesome Is Me / Million Years Or So / Less And Less / Husbands And Wives / Train Of Life / Old Toy Trains
1992 CD EPIC EK 53017 (US) KING OF THE ROAD - THE BEST OF ROGER MILLER - King Of The Road / Dang Me / Husbands And Wive / Chug-A-Lug / Release Me / England Swing / Me And Bobby McGee / Don't We All Have The Right / In The Summertime
1993 CD MERCURY 2 512646 (US) THE BEST OF ROGER MILLER, VOL. TWO - Poor Little John / Billy Bayou / Big Harlan Taylor / Home / Dang Me / Chug-A-Lug / King Of The Road / Do-Wacka-Do / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Reincarnation / Engine Engine No 9 / Kansas City Star / It Happened Just That Way / My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died / England Swing / Little Green Apples / Me And Bobby McGee / Where Have All The Average People Gone / Day I Jumped From Uncle Harvey's Plane / Hoppy's Gone
1995 3 CD MERCURY 52699 (US) THE GENIUS OF ROGER MILLER - My Pillow / Poor Little John / Man Like Me / Wrong Kind Of Girl / Jason Fleming / World So Full Of Love / When A House Is Not A Home / In The Summertime / When Two Worlds Collide / Sorry Willie / So Saith He The Lord / Lock Stock And Teardrops / Ain't That Fine / Less And Less / Chug-A-Lug / Lou's Got The Flu / Moon Is High / Dang Me / Reincarnation / Hard Headed Me / Do-Wacka-Do / Atta Boy Girl / Our Hearts Will Play The Music / King Of The Road / As Long As There's A Shadow / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Heartbreak Hotel / Big Harlan Taylor / One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Last Word In Lonesome Is Me / It Happened Just That Way / Engine Engine No 9 / Kansas City Star / England Swing / I've Been A Long Time Leaving / Husbands And Wives / Train Of Life / Dad Blame Anything A Man Can't Quit / You're My Kingdom / My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died / Home / Absence / Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town / Walkin' In The Sunshine / Million Years Or So / Pardon This Coffin / Ballad Of Waterhole No 3 / Old Toy Trains / Little Green Apples / What I'd Give To Be The Wind / Boeing Boeing 707 / Treat Me Like A Human / What Are Those Things With Big Black Wings / Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line / Swiss Cottage Place / Me And Bobby McGee / Where Have All The Average People Gone / Best Of All Possible Worlds / Invitation To The Blues / Tall Tall Trees / Don't We All Have The Right / That's The Way I Feel / Half A Mind / Hoppy's Gone / What Would My Mama Say / Orange Blossom Special / Old Friends / Guv'ment, River In The Rain
1997 CD BMG 61774 (US) LIVE ! - Me And Bobby McGee / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Chug-A-Lug / England Swing / That's When The Loving's Done / Husbands And Wives / In The Summertime / Dang Me / Engine Engine No 9 / Old Friends / Fraulein / King Of The Road
1999 CD MCA 70105 (US) MILLENNIUM COLLECTION - King Of The Road / Dang Me / Chug-A-Lug / You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd / Engine Engine No 9 / England Swing / Do-Wacka-Do / In The Summertime / Kansas City Star / One Dyin' And A Buryin' / Atta Boy Girl / Husbands And Wives
2006 CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 16760 (DE) A MAN LIKE ME - THE EARLY YEARS - You're Forgetting Me / My Pillow / Can't Stop Loving You / Poor Little John / A Man Like Me / The Wrong Kind Of Girl / Sweet Ramona / Jason Fleming / Country Girl / I Ain't Never / Under Your Spell Again / Jimmie Brown The Newsboy / Who Shot Sam / Playboy / Hot Rod Lincoln / I Wish I Could Fall In Love Today / The Tip Of My Fingers

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