Asbjorn Lonvig's words: Probably the song is about a hobo. He has no money, but he lovs to be FREE.
Sure he is "King of the road" - he ballances on the medial strip.
Wikipedia's words: "King of the Road" is a 1965 song written and originally recorded by country singer Roger Miller. The lyrics tell of a hobo who despite being
poor (a "man of means by no means") revels in his freedom, describing himself humorously as the "king of the road". The song has been covered by several
other artists, including Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Jack Jones, Boney M., R. E. M. (a shambolic, offhand cover about which guitarist Peter Buck later
commented, "If there was any justice in the world, Roger Miller should be able to sue for what we did to this song.").
Artist: Roger Miller
Written by Roger Miller
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