country music

Aaron Tippin and Tony Justice: ‘Brothers of the Highway’ session report from Nashville

A talk with country-music legend and former trucker Aaron Tippin and rising trucker-singer-songwriter Tony Justice -- straight from their historic vocal collaboration for Justice's new record in Nashville.

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Looking back — and forward — with Pure Grain to the band’s ‘Truckin Song’ video

"We are grateful of the support and love we have received from the truck drivers who have embraced us over the years." --Pure Grain's Brian DeBruler on the band's first vid, "Truckin Song," reaching 1 million views.

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Podcast: Tony Justice passes 50,000 records sold, at work on third album in Nashville

In the Overdrive Radio podcast, Justice details sessions ongoing for the new record, tentatively titled "Brothers of the Highway" and to feature a duet with Aaron Tippin on the title track.

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AxleOutPro ups the ante for Trucker Talent Search participants — and a new Keith Sampson vid

The winner of the talent search will receive a professional recording and video production care of AxleOutPro, much like 2014 winner Keith Sampson's own work on his new video/song, released here.

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Q&A with John Anderson: Country star talks upcoming GATS concert, ties of trucking and country music

"I’ve always felt like myself and the band — we always felt like we were somewhat kin to the truckers. Trucking and country music have always gone hand in hand in my opinion." — That and more from Overdrive's interview.

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New musical beginnings: Trucker Talent Search finalist Nate Moran

From this podcast interview with Moran, conducted by Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, it's clear personal history plays a large part in the Smokey Point Distributing driver's budding musical career and more.

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Music over 3 million+ miles: Trucker Talent Search finalist Don Whatley

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver-songwriter Don Whatley details the near 4 million miles he's spent behind the wheel, never a guitar far his fingers over a half-century of music.

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New single from ‘Trucker Country’ singer-songwriter Erich McMann

Independent singer-songwriter Erich McMann, based near Chicago, announced the release to radio the "Guilty as Pleaded" track, the second single from his "Trucker Country" record.

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Couple recent releases from ‘Truckin’ Sessions’ singer-songwriter Dale Watson

Known among truckers for his "Truckin' Sessions" series of records -- the first released in 1998 and the second in 2009 -- country singer-songwriter Dale Watson has been active the last year or two with another "Truckin' Sessions" volume (2014) and the new "Call Me Insane" album as well. (Listeners can stream the third trucking-tunes volume below). The Wall Street Journal recently sat down with the artist for a talk about his music, which you ...

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New Lindsay Lawler single as truck-stop tour continues

Lawler's third-annual Highway Angel Truckstop Tour series of performances continues through the fall, with an Ohio performance the evening of June 4.

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