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Tony Justice: New record in the works, expanded distribution

| May 30, 2013

Driver and songwriter Tony Justice plans a follow-up to his 2011 "On the Road" release, which is getting new distribution to Love's, Wilco.

A trucking-music blast from the past

| April 30, 2013

"Magic Lady" Genie Mack Brown of Prague, Okla., has reissued her 1980 trucking-music record, propelled by the 1979 independent truckers' shutdown, after which she also became an owner-operator.

Back ‘On the Road’

| October 18, 2012

Driver and songwriter Tony Justice’s trucking CD is back on the truckstop racks, blazing new trails for independent artists -- and benefiting a good cause.

Willie’s Place

| April 20, 2012

I learned today about the truck stop in Carl's Corner, Texas, formerly known as Willie's Place. Learned by visiting it for the first time. Diane and I woke up this morning at this truck ...

Lawler wants trucking message to spread

| April 19, 2012

Country music singer Lindsay Lawler took a shine to the trucking industry – and drivers, specifically – after landing a gig at the Great American Trucking Show.

‘Roll On, Truck Driving Girl’: Introducing trucker-songwriter Lisa Godino

| March 08, 2012

Harmony, N.J.-based Lisa Godino (pictured) is a self-proclaimed "folk artist just trying to make a little noise anywhere I can,” she says. It's not always easy, as the kind of noise she's talking about isn't ...

Top of his game: Leland Martin in Truckers News this month

| January 05, 2012

I had the pleasure of interviewing and writing about Leland Martin for this month's issue of Truckers News, available here. Among today’s trucking troubadours, with a new record out in large part inspired by his ...

New vids from owner-operator/songwriter Howard Salmon

| December 26, 2011

I caught up with Howard Salmon at the TA in downtown Nashville a couple weeks back now -- it'd been more than a year since the last time we'd been able to meet up, and ...

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