trucker talent search

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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Great American Trucking Show kicks off Thursday: Here’s how to follow show happenings on Overdrive

Follow news, music, show trucks and more from this week's Great American Trucking Show live on Overdrive's social channels. Here's how to stay connected.

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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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Trucker Talent Search all-stars giving three GATS performances

This year’s Trucker Talent Search finalists, plus two alums of the contest, will perform live at GATS on Saturday, Aug. 27.

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Free registration still open for next week’s Great American Trucking Show

Attendees at this year's show will find new attractions, as well as Overdrive’s Pride & Polish show truck championship, Partners in Business seminars and Trucker Talent Search sing-off finals.

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Trucker Talent Search finalist Jason Lee Wilson ‘trapped in the gears’

Jason Lee Wilson wrote his first song when he was 5 and picked up the guitar at 13, but didn’t perform an original composition for anyone until he was 18.

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Trucker Talent Search finalist Keith Snyder grew up playing music with family

Snyder plays at truck stop chapel services across the country on Sundays.

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Trucker Talent Search sing-off finale to be held at GATS next month

Will Perry, Keith Snyder and Jason Lee Wilson will sing live at the GATS Discovery Pavilion at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 in the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search competition. A free recording session is up for grabs.

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