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Johnny PayCheck dead at age 64


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Johnny PayCheck, best known for his 1977 working man's anthem ``Take This Job and Shove It,'' died in his sleep following a long illness, a Grand Ole Opry spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

PayCheck, 64, had been bedridden in a nursing home in 2002 because of emphysema and asthma. Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt confirmed PayCheck's death, but had no immediate details.
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