When Youre Hot Youre Hot - Various - Big Wide World Of Country Music
Label: EMI - WCM.1-5 • Format: 5x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Australia • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
The song was his most successful on the country chart, peaking at number one for five weeks. The song describes an illegal game of craps being played in a back alley. The singer is having a streak of good luck against his two friends, winning several games in a row. In the second verse, a police officer discovers the game, arrests the participants and "take s all that money for evidence.
The third verse describes the trio in court to face the punishment, and to the singer's delight, he finds out that the judge presiding over the case is one of his old fishing buddies—whom, as it turns out, he owes money.
When the singer attempts to bribe the judge by offering to pay back the money in exchange for a lighter sentence, the judge grins and does the opposite: gives the other two small fines, but sentences the singer to 90 days in jail with the response "when you're hot, you're hot! T.N.T.
For The Brain - Enigma - Remember The Future (DVD) song ends with the singer going into a tirade against the judge, telling him that if he weren't in his black robe, he'd have been physically attacked, and that someone would have to "collect my welfare, pay for my Cadillac.
The chorus lyrics of this song appear at the very end of an episode of The New Scooby-Doo Moviessung by Scooby and Shaggy as they attend a performance by Jerry Reed, who guest starred in the episode. The lyrics, "When you're hot, you're hot", and its opposite, "When you're not, you're not", have been Youre The Inspiration - Chicago - Youre The Inspiration in American pop culture for many years following the popularity of the song.
It was especially a catchphrase on The Flip Wilson Show. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Weekly charts [ edit ] Chart Peak position U. Billboard Hot Country Singles  1 U. Billboard Hot  9 U. Cashbox Top 55 U.
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