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Watch Charlie Rich Set John Denver's Country Music Award on Fire

The infamous story was immortalized in the cult comedy classic Super Troopers.

Charlie Rich won Entertainer of the Year at the CMAs in 1974.  It's probably country music's biggest annual honor.  He presented the award to the winner of the award in 1975.

Rich, who was visibly drunk, took out his lighter and lit the paper that included the winner's fame.

John Denver.

"Mr. Sunshine On My G**D*** Shoulders John Denver."

People say that everything is on the internet.  However, for whatever reason, that infamous had not found its way onto YouTube until recently.

It's up now.

 

 

 

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