What Country Star Once Allegedly Shot a Man Over Turtle Meat? [VIDEO]
Country music's history is filled some interesting characters and stories. We have had a few handfuls of stars who have had a encounter or two with Johnny Law. We all know about Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard's brushes with the law but have you heard about the country star who shot at a man over a comment about eating turtle meat?
It was back in 1985 that Johnny Paycheck of "Take This Job and Shove It" fame shot at a man in a bar who made a comment about eating turtle meat that offended him. You can read about the incident from a Rolling Stone article here and another old UPI story here. We have certainly had some colorful characters in the country world and Johnny Paycheck was a bold color. Check out his legendary smash hit for old time's sake.