This is a remake of an old Johnny Horton song. The lyrics are simple country lyrics, with the singer giving examples of how mean he or she is, and bragging about it. The instrumentation is sparsely played and true to rockabilly, with (I'm guessing) a chinky lead guitar, rhythm guitar (a dobro?), a string bass, simple drums, and a harmonica (not heard much in rockabilly, but used well here).
I first heard this tune in the movie ""Last Chance Harry"… read more