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UPDATED: Music to truck by: Overdrive’s curated playlist

A raft of audio from performances at GATS by Trucker Talent Search contestants, Tony Justice, Bill Weaver, Paul Marhoefer and others head up our playlist of music from emerging talents among drivers, great driving music, live tracks, podcast interviews with established artists and more.

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Listen: The Trucker Talent Search all-stars, live from GATS

At the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas Saturday, Aug. 27, alumni of the Trucker Talent Search competitioncame together or a final-show-day performance. Songwriters Jason Lee Wilson, Bill Weaver, Keith Snyder, Paul Marhoefer and Will Perry all delivered performances.

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Live from GATS: ‘Stars, Stripes and White Lines’ — hear Tony Justice and his band

Live from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, trucker and singer-songwriter Tony Justice delivered this amazing performance to drivers attending GATS. Hear the full audio here.

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Tennessee-based trucker Jason Lee Wilson wins 2016 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search with ‘Truck Stop Betty’

East Tennessee-based truck driver Jason Lee Wilson was named the winner of the 2016 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search today at the Great American Trucking Show. He competed against two other finalists, Keith Snyder and Will Perry, in a sing-off style competition at GATS, where a panel of four judges determined the '16 winner.

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‘Renegade’ country singer-songwriter Jayne Denham, live at GATS

Australian singer-songwriter Jayne Denham is on her first trip to the U.S., as Overdrive reported last month. Hear her live from the Great American Trucking Show here.

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Audio: Starting GATS off right — a little front-porch singalong with Tony Justice, Bill Weaver

The Great American Trucking is under way today, and I can't remember a better beginning to it for me than this treat, a Wednesday-night front-porch singalong with Tony Justice, Bill Weaver.

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Music video premiere: Boo Ray’s “Keep That Hammer Down”

Exclusive to Overdrive, this premiere of outlaw Americana musician and songwriter Boo Ray's "Keep That Hammer Down" video comes on the heels of Ray's release this year of the "Sea of Lights" record.

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‘Coast to coast’: Trucker Talent Search finalist Will Perry

Eric Harley's interview with Trucker Talent Search finalist Will Perry, whose "Coast to Coast" original song was the first one he'd ever written directly involving trucking.

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‘Came out singing’: Trucker Talent Search finalist Jason Lee Wilson

Eric Harley of Red Eye Radio interviews Jason Lee Wilson, finalist in the RER/Overdrive Trucker Talent Search, who tells the story behind his "Lynchburg to Nashville" track, in part stemming from a friend's run with whiskey barrels on the route.

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Walkin’ with grace: The Red Eye Radio interview with Trucker Talent Search finalist Keith Snyder

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley here interviews 2016 Trucker Talent Search finalist Keith Snyder. At the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 25-57, Snyder squares off with fellow finalist singer-songwriters to compete for this year's grand prize.

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