The fifth annual Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search received more than 35 entries from talented truckers who love to sing. A panel of judges reviewed all the entries and has chosen a top 10. Over the next couple of weeks, Overdrive will feature each of the top 10 singers in advance of announcing the three finalists who will compete live for first place at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August.
Scott Henry of Gulfport, Mississippi
Company driver, Pico Inc.
Has been a trucking for 31 years
Song title: “Keep on Riding”
Why did you pick this song? The song serves many purposes as far as relating to it personally, but mostly for those of us who ride. Whip and ride, guys!
How long have you been singing? All my life.
Do you write your own songs? Yes, I record and produce.
Do you play any instruments? I play drums, harmonica, guitar, keyboard and bass.
The Trucker Talent Search culminates with a live contest featuring three finalists. The first-place winner receives a $1,000 cash prize, plus a recording session courtesy of AxleOutPro. The contest will be emceed by Tony Justice, who will also perform during the event.