Johnny Paycheck

Johnny Paycheck

Latest Release

Time Life Presents: Johnny Paycheck: The Starpointe Recordings album art

Top Songs

Take This Job & Shove It
Take This Job and Shove It [Rerecorded]
She's All I Got
The Outlaw's Prayer [Album Version]
I'm the Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)



  • Johnny Paycheck
  • Biography

    The first time that many people ever heard of Johnny Paycheck was in 1977, when his "Take This Job and Shove It" inspired one-man wildcat strikes all over America. The next time was in 1985, when he was arrested for shooting a man at a bar in Hillsboro, OH. That Paycheck is remembered for a fairly amusical novelty song and a violent crime (for which he spent two years in prison) is a shame, for it just so happens that he is one of the mightiest honky tonkers of his time. Born and raised in Greenfield, OH, Paycheck was performing in talent contests by the age of nine and riding... Read more

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