Music/radio

From iPhone karaoke to viral parody hit: ‘Singing Trucker’ Brad James

Tara Bullock | March 17, 2014

Avid singer and Youtuber Brad James estimates an audience of about 1,300 people before his detention-themed parody of "Dock of the Bay" went viral. Post-“Detention,” he estimates he’s singing to around 10,000 people.

Merry Christmas, drivers!

| December 25, 2013

Here find a round-up of Overdrive's Top Christmas Songs to keep you company on the road or at home today with family. Merry Christmas!

And the winner is…: ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’

| December 24, 2013

The winner in our Top Christmas Songs poll/countdown effectively evokes the melancholy of time gone by as well as the joy of having someone back home to share it with.

‘O Holy Night’: No. 2 in songs countdown

| December 23, 2013

The the runner-up in our Christmas-songs countdown is another carol with roots in 1800s Europe.

Podcast: Behind the new Tony Justice record — more song samples, tooPodcast

| December 20, 2013

Justice talks through the origins of several tracks on his brand-new "Apple Pie Moonshine" record, with more than a few album excerpts to boot.

Grandpa ‘takes it well’ in Christmas song No. 3

| December 20, 2013

So Grandma had just a little too much eggnog and, on her way home from the family Christmas eve party... No tragedy here, rather the novelty Christmas song at No. 3 in our holiday-tunes countdown.

‘Mary, did you know?’: Christmas song No. 4

| December 19, 2013

Written by Mark Lowry, this tune offers a retelling of the birth of Jesus of sorts, with special emphasis on mother Mary and her baby boy's future.

‘Silent Night’: Christmas song No. 5

| December 18, 2013

This famous carol, originally written in the early 1800s (the original German version's lyrics composed by a Parish priest) in part retells the tale of the virgin birth.

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