* "A Boy Named Sue".
--> "MY NAME IS SUE! HOW DO YOU DO!? ''NOW YOU'RE GONNA DIE!''"
--> "And if I ever have a son, I think I'm gonna name him... Bill! Or George! Any damn thing but Sue, I still hate that name!"
* "Chicken in Black", recorded as a TakeThat to Creator/ColumbiaRecords, who had been treating him poorly for years. Ironically, it actually became a hit and raised his status with Columbia for a time. The best thing about it is that John's delivery is pretty straight-faced and serious. Also had a legendary tongue-in-cheek [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_uM87NTFW4 music video]], complete with chicken brain transplant!
-->''"For two long years my head hurt bad, so a doctor checked me and he shook his head. He said, 'I'm sorry to tell you, but your body's outlived your brain'."''
* His tale of assembling a "custom" automobile in "One Piece at a Time".