Coward of the County by Kenny Rogers was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, February 16, 1980 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This popular Country & Western standard tells the story of Tommy, whose father ends up in prison and dies when Tommy is 10 years old. In his last words, he asks Tommy to stay out of trouble, and to turn the other cheek instead of fighting. Tommy heeds the advice, which earns him the nickname "Coward Of The County." After three brothers sexually assault his girlfriend Tommy confronts them in a bar and gets his revenge. His conclusion: Sometimes you gotta fight when you're a man.
Who sang Coward of the County?
Coward of the County was performed by Kenny Rogers
What year did Coward of the County get to the UK number 1 spot?
Coward of the County first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, February 16, 1980
How long was Coward of the County at number 1 in the UK?
Coward of the County spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.