This was written and originally released by John Prine on his self-titled debut album. John Denver recorded a famous cover version on his 1971 album, Aerie
The song is about a soldier who meets a topless dancer who tells him it is good to live simply: "Blow up your TV, throw away your paper, go to the country, build you a home." They both end up living by that advice.
Mason - Chanhassen, MN