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Roger Miller Golden Hits
On The Acoustic

Welcome to my Roger Miller Golden Hits page where you'll find a few songs from Roger Miller you can easily learn on the acoustic guitar.

You'll find free demos, sample videos, chord sheets, rhythm tips and more. If you require a full instructional video tutorial you can get one for a small fee. Discount pricing listed above.

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Roger Miller Golden Hits
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1. Ain't That Fine

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Ain't That Fine is a track on Roger Miller's 1965 album "The Return of Roger Miller." The song was written by Roger Miller himself and was released as a single the same year.

The song features a fast-paced, upbeat melody, and Miller's distinctive vocal style, characterized by his yodeling and scatting. The lyrics of the song are about the joy of love and the thrill of being with the person you care about. The narrator expresses his happiness with phrases such as "ain't that fine," "ain't it good," and "everything's alright."

The song was not as successful as some of Miller's other hits, but it still managed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #67. Despite its relatively modest success, "Ain't That Fine" remains a beloved track among fans of Roger Miller's music and is often included on compilations of his work.

A capo 2nd fret puts you in the original key here in standard tuning. You'll want to play a root up down up pattern and repeat rhythm pattern. There is no picking in this one using the chords G, C and D.

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2. Dang Me

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Dang Me is a song by American country music artist Roger Miller. It won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Song in 1964. It was Miller's first number one country hit and first Top Ten pop music hit. The song's "jazzy instrumental section" made it a perfect example of Miller's lighthearted humor, which led to many more hits.

In 1998, Roger Miller's 1964 version of "Dang Me" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

This one has three chords, which are E, A and B7 with a root down root up down up rhythm pattern in standard tuning. One small riff which you'll sing along with as you play it.

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3. England Swings

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England Swings is a song written and recorded by Roger Miller in 1965. The song was a crossover hit for Miller, reaching #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on the country charts. It also became a hit in the United Kingdom, where it reached #13 on the UK Singles Chart.

The song's lyrics celebrate the British Invasion of the mid-1960s, with references to The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and other popular British bands of the era. The song's catchy melody and upbeat tempo, along with Miller's playful delivery, helped make it a popular tune.

In addition to its success on the charts, "England Swings" also earned critical acclaim and is regarded as one of Miller's signature songs. It has been covered by numerous artists over the years, including the likes of Tom Jones, Waylon Jennings, and Dwight Yoakam.

Overall, "England Swings" is a lively and fun song that captures the excitement and enthusiasm of the 1960s music scene, and remains a beloved classic today.

This one has some lead with the chords A, A7, D and a G with Drop D tuning. I play a root down root up down up rhythm pattern in this one.

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4. Kansas City Star

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Kansas City Star is included in Roger Miller's 1965 album titled "The 3rd Time Around." The song was released as a single and it did chart. Specifically, it reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and No. 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This success contributed to Roger Miller's prominence as a leading figure in country music during the 1960s.

The chords here start in A, G, F and then finally we get to the four main chords which are E, A, E7 and B7. You'll play a root down root up down up rhythm pattern in standard and some picking is required.

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5. King Of The Road

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King of the Road is a song written and recorded by Roger Miller in 1964. It became one of his biggest hits and is considered a classic country song.

The lyrics tell the story of a drifter who travels from town to town, living on the streets and begging for food and money. Despite his hard life, he proudly calls himself the "King of the Road."

The song's catchy tune, upbeat tempo, and Miller's unique singing style made it a huge success. It reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the country charts. Miller won several awards for the song, including a Grammy for Best Country & Western Recording.

"King of the Road" has been covered by many artists, such as Randy Travis, Dean Martin, and the Proclaimers. It has appeared in many films, TV shows, and commercials, making it a beloved cultural icon.

Only three chord here using a G, C and D in standard tuning with a root up down up root up down up rhythm pattern. The songs does move up one fret but not in my version here. Instead I have a bit of lead guitar in this lesson.

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6.Open Up Your Heart

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Open Up Your Heart is a track on Roger Miller's 1973 album "Dear Folks, Sorry I Haven't Written Lately." The song was written by Miller himself and features his distinctive vocal style and playful wordplay.

The lyrics of the song encourage the listener to "open up your heart and let love come in," offering a message of hope and optimism. The song's melody is upbeat and catchy, with a country rock feel that reflects the changing musical landscape of the early 1970s.

Despite being a lesser-known track in Miller's catalog, "Open Up Your Heart" has remained a fan favorite over the years. The song peaked at #14 on the US country charts.

Overall, "Open Up Your Heart" is a charming and uplifting song that showcases Roger Miller's unique blend of wit, melody, and heart.

I play a capo 3rd fret here in standard tuning with the chords G, C, D and D7. A bit of lead with a root down up root up down up and repeat rhythm pattern.

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