Comment of the Day: Kenny Rogers Edition

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Yesterday Toyota announced it was recalling some of its C-HRs, since their bolts can loosen, possibly causing the rear wheels to fall off. Somehow, one Jalopnik reader turned this situation into a joke about the singer Kenny Rogers.

I’ll be honest: I had no clue what the heck this comment was all about, or why so many people found it funny:


I had to google those first few words to learn that they are the lyrics of a song by Kenny Rogers—the singer who peaked in the late ’70s and early ’80s, not the former ace pitcher for the Texas Rangers or Detroit Tigers—called “Lucille,” which you’ve probably gathered by now rhymes with “loose wheel.”

Thus, despite my ignorance, I must admit that cdoggyd’s comment is indeed funny. And as a reward, allow me to present cdoggyd with the only video that makes sense in this situation:

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David Tracy

Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio