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20th Century Masters: Millennium Collection - The Best of Dave Dudley album at
Dave Dudley's, "Six Days On The Road"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I see see is a chicken on down the line Well, I'm a little overweight and my law book's 'way behind But nothing bothers me tonight. I can dance on the scales tonight
The Real Lyrics:
ICC is a checking on down the line Well, I'm a little overweight and my lo book's 'way behind But nothing bothers me tonight. I can dodge all the scales tonight
The Story: I was about 7 years old when I'd hear this on the radio in the morning when I got ready for school. What I submitted is really what I heard. - Submitted by: Mona Biehl
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