Penny DeHaven performs "Down in the Boondock" on Hee Haw.
"Down in the Boondocks" is a song written by Joe South and recorded by American artist Billy Joe Royal. It was a hit in 1965, reaching number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.In the UK, it hit number 38 on the Record Retailer chart.In Canada, the song reached #1 on the RPM Magazine charts, August 9, 1965.
Penny DeHaven's 1969 version reached No. 37 on the Billboard country chart.