TIL that in 1956, songwriter Roger Miller was driving along and saw a sign on the side of a barn, “”Trailers for sale or rent”. That became the first line of his new song, “King of the Road”, which hit #1 on the country chart, #1 on the easy listening chart, and #4 on the Hot 100 for that year.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_of_the_Road_(song)

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