Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man

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Well, he's got him a house on the hill
He plays country records till you've had your fill
He's a fireman's friend he's an all night DJ
But he sure don't think much of the records he plays

He's a drug store truck drivin' man
He's the head of the Ku Klux Klan
When summer rolls around
He'll be lucky if he's not in town

Well, he don't like the young folks I know
He told me one night on his radio show
He's got him a medal he won in the War
It weighs five-hundred pounds and it sleeps on his floor

He's been like a father to me
He's the only DJ you can hear after three
I'm an all night musician in a rock and roll band
And why he don't like me I can't understand



This song is unreleased by Elvis Costello, but he performed it in concert with Roger McGuinn on at least two occasions: 1999-10-30 and 2001-05-11.


  • The Byrds, B-side of "Bad Night At The Whisky" and on Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, 1969
  • Joan Baez, on Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More, 1970
  • Jason & The Scorchers, on Clear Impetuous Morning, 1996
  • Gram Parsons, on Live 1973, 1997
  • Jay Farrar, on Return To Sin City: A Tribute To Gram Parsons (DVD), 2005


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