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Dave Dudley 's, "Six Days On The Road"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I've got 10-4 gears and a Georgie Euler drive.
The Real Lyrics:
I've got 10 forward gears and a Georgia overdrive.
The Story: I first heard this song in 1991 at a family reunion. There are a lot of truckers in my family, and when they were singing along to an old record (my old record, to be exact), I was singing about 10-4 gears and a Georgie Euler drive. I was sternly reprimanded and I was given the correct lyrics, and peace resumed at the Kilgore-Reznick Family Reunion afterward. - Submitted by: Andria
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