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David Allen Coe

  • David Allan Coe (born September 5, 1939 in Akron, Ohio) is an American country music singer who achieved his greatest popularity in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • He has written and performed over 280 original songs throughout his career.
  • As a songwriter, his best-known compositions are "Would You Lay with Me (in a Field of Stone)," originally recorded by Tanya Tucker, and "Take this Job and Shove It.
  • Coe was in and out of reform schools, correction centers and prisons from the age of 9.
  • According to his publicity campaigns, he spent time on death row for killing an inmate who demanded oral sex.
  • Coe recorded two albums in 1978 and 1982 containing racist and misogynistic lyrics of extreme vulgarity and racial crudity: "Nothing Sacred" and "Underground Album."


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