And I said, "My name is Sue!
How do you do!
Now you're gonna die!"
Well, I hit him right between the eyes [...]
A Boy Named Sue tells the story of a boy who was named Sue by his father, who left while Sue was still a toddler. Sue grew up miserable and angry at his father because his name meant he was the butt of jokes and was bullied occasionally. Many years later, when Sue was a grown adult, he happened to come across his father in a bar. They eventually end up fighting and before Sue has a chance to kill his father, he is told the reason he was named Sue was so he would grow up tough and thick-skinned.