The Writer of the “Perfect Country & Western Song” Was Also the World’s Biggest Cubs Fan

The Writer of the “Perfect Country & Western Song” Was Also the World’s Biggest Cubs Fan

Steve Goodman. Even if you haven’t heard the name, you’ve most certainly heard the music. And if you’ve ever heard David Allan Coe’s country music classic “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” you know that Steve Goodman (with an assist from John Prine) is the writer of this “perfect country and Western song.”