music

Music to truck by: Overdrive’s curated playlist

Truckers Bill Weaver, Tony Justice and Joe Martin head up new updates to our playlist of music from emerging talents among truckers, great driving music, live tracks, podcast interviews and more.

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Operator turns to music

Joe Martin, recently retired after 23 years with FedEx Freight, penned a road-rage romp in which you might be able to find more than a little to identify with, as it's about "Those Arrogant Bastards" -- the less courteous among your four-wheeled highway counterparts.

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Aaron Tippin ’25′: Overdrive’s talk with the songwriter/former trucker

Catch a few samples from new Tippin tracks and hear the artist reflect on what trucking and truckers have meant to his 25-year music career, attendant to release of his new '25' double CD.

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Podcast: A look back at Watermelon Slim’s trucking blues live in Nashville, Tuscaloosa

Bill "Watermelon Slim" Homans in 2010, upon release of his "Escape from the Chicken Coop" record of trucking blues, playing his solo slide at Carol Ann's in Nashville and at Overdrive HQ in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Podcast: Music, new advocacy project from independent Howard Salmon

The owner-operator/songwriter hear tells the story of his "Who Would They Look Up To?" track, newly being offered as a free download to encourage parents and truckers around the nation to hew to its message, and more.

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Jeff Clark for FMCSA Administrator? And: Lookback Tony Justice podcast

Operator Jeff Clark fires up the campaign machine, and a lookback podcast performance from Tony Justice -- Dave Dudley's "Six Days on the Road" and Justice's own "Who Needs Heaven."

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A little ‘music to truck by’

A SoundCloud playlist here compiling music you've heard over the years here on Channel 19, among other tracks. For future playlists, send your recommendations ...

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End of the ‘Long White Line’ w/ Sturgill Simpson

For the outlaw country aficionados in the audience, does new artist Sturgill Simpson remind you of anyone?

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The soundtrack of our lives

"I never realized just how important being able to listen to the music we want to listen to is until we weren't able to." Important to Wendy, at least...

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An all-time best Christmas-songs playlist voted in by you

Hear a playlist here of the top Christmas songs of all time, voted on in 2013 by Overdrive readers.

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