28th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best Cast Show Album
Big River (Album)
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Through the 64th GRAMMY Awards
"I want my music to leave an indelible mark."
- Born Jan. 2, 1936, in Fort Worth, Texas. Died Oct. 25, 1992, in Los Angeles.
- Roger Miller scored a series of hits in the 1960s, including the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 songs "Dang Me," "Chug-A-Lug," "King Of The Road," and "Engine Engine #9."
- At the 7th GRAMMYs for 1964, he earned four awards for "Dang Me," and also took home the title of Best New Country & Western Artist Of 1964, for a total of five GRAMMYs. The following year he won six GRAMMYs, all in the Country & Western Field, setting the mark for the most GRAMMY wins in one night at the time.
- Miller sang his GRAMMY-winning songs "Dang Me" and "King Of The Road" on the 7th GRAMMY Awards' "Best On Record" telecast in 1965.
- He wrote and sang several songs for Disney's 1973 animated film adaption of Robin Hood. He also served as the narrator for the film.
- Miller has two recordings in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame: "Dang Me," which was inducted in 1998, and "King Of The Road," which was