Tag: Tony Justice
Trucker Talent Search
Flatbedder John Malayter wins Trucker Talent Search with his original ‘Take Me Back to Tennessee’
Flatbed driver John Malayter is this year's Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search winner with his song "Take Me Back to Tennessee." Details here.
August 28, 2020
Trucker Talent Search preview — the performers, their hauling histories and songs
This Friday Freddy French, Paul Cullers and John Malayter will give a final performance for this year's Trucker Talent Search. Hear their entry songs here.
August 26, 2020
Trucker Talent Search
Last call for submissions for Overdrive’s annual Trucker Talent Search contest
The deadline to enter the annual singing contest is today, April 1. This year’s prize is a free professional recording session in Nashville.
April 1, 2020
Listen: The Channel One-Nine Special from ‘Over the Road’ — Music
In this Channel One-Nine Special from the Over the Road podcast, a personal playlist with trucking-song connoisseur and singer-songwriter Tony Justice.
March 26, 2020
Outrage and sadness with WSM All Nighter’s cancellation
A management shakeup at the “Air Castle of the South,” Nashville’s WSM 650 AM, has left more than one show scuttled in its wake, including a favorite of truckers across the nation. Gone is the WSM All Nighter With Marcia Campbell. “It feels like a death …. to this gearjammer.”
February 12, 2020
News roundup, Dec. 13: Group protests apparent training rule delay; FDA warns product marketers, public on CBD safety, legality
The TruckerNation organization has told FMCSA it no longer wants to be involved with the “Our Roads, Our Safety” campaign. The move is intended to express disapproval of the agency’s reported intent to delay the Entry Level Driver Training rule by as much as two years’ time. FDA issues warning letters to CBD product marketers on safety of products.
December 13, 2019
Tony Justice, Trucker Talent Search alumni join Christmas fundraising group for trucking families
Trucker and singer-songwriter Tony Justice and seven TTS alumni will work with the Truckers Christmas Group to help raise awareness and funds for the 2019 campaign – TCGO’s 12th annual fundraising effort. The former TTS contestants participating are Keith Sampson, Mandi Jo Pinheiro, Taylor Barker, Paul Marhoefer, Bill Weaver, Jason Henley, and Ken Freeman.
November 12, 2019
Tony Justice: No ‘crystal ball’ for hours proposal’s post-Martinez future; Jason Lee Wilson live in a cave
Past Overdrive talent search winner Jason Lee Wilson live from a cave, Tony Justice from a speedway, and: Justice says, well, unlike so many out there, he doesn’t seem to be able to get his crystal ball powered up when it comes to predicting the future of the proposed hours changes post-Martinez.
October 18, 2019
Trucker Talent Search: Hear the performances; And: More on hours amid comment period
In this Overdrive Radio podcast, run through talent-search music, with a warm-up by Long Haul Paul Marhoefer and plenty emcee’ing by trucker-songwriter Tony Justice, who’s played a major role through the event’s six years in making it an ongoing anchor among the community of musicians who also happen to haul freight on the open road…
August 30, 2019
Another record year for truckers’ GATS parking benefit auction for St. Christopher
Despite the recent freight slowdown in some parts of the trucking sector, owner-operators and company drivers alike dug in deep to pull out yet another record-breaking auction for the “Truckers Fund.” Between an auction, a charity dunk tank ($20 for three throws) and matching funds, total donations for the event came to nearly $21K.
August 29, 2019
Red Eye Radio announces performance schedule for GATS
Performances include Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search finalists Jason Henley, Ken Freeman and Taylor Barker; Olivia Ooms; Leon Everette; Bill Weaver; Jayne Denham; and Tony Justice. American Idol and Grammy Award-winning artist Taylor Hicks will attend a meet-and-greet with fans.
August 8, 2019
Trucker Talent Search
Three finalists to square off in live finale for Overdrive’s Trucker Talent Search
The sixth annual Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search received more than 50 entries from talented truckers who love to sing. Those entries have been narrowed to three finalists. See who will be competing in the live finale here…
July 31, 2019
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