Fed appeals court: Roger Miller's widow lacks rights to hit 'King of the Road,' others
Published 02/22/2012, Associated Press
VIDEO: Watch Roger Miller 1965 performance of "King of the Road" at bottom of article
The songs include "Dang Me," 'Chug-A-Lug" and "You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd." The decision struck down a lower court's ruling in widow Mary Miller's favor that awarded her a little more than $900,000 in damages. It's not clear whether she will appeal.