"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 

Roger Miller

"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 

GRAMMY Award Results for Roger Miller

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Nominations
Best Cast Show Album
Big River (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Recording For Children
Robin Hood (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
Little Green Apples (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Country & Western Song
Husbands And Wives (Single)
 
Wins
Best Contemporary (R&R) Single
King Of The Road
Best Contemporary (R&R) Vocal Performance - Male
King Of The Road
Best Country & Western Single
King Of The Road
Best Country & Western Album
The Return Of Roger Miller
Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Male
King Of The Road
Best Country & Western Song
King Of The Road
Nominations
Record Of The Year
King Of The Road (Single)
Song Of The Year
King Of The Road
Best Vocal Performance, Male
King Of The Road (Single)
 
Wins
Best Country & Western Single
Dang Me
Best Country & Western Album
Dang Me/Chug-A-Lug
Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Male
Dang Me
Best Country & Western Song
Dang Me
Best New Country & Western Artist Of 1964

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