Tag: Terrance Mathis
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
Hold tight! Storms lashed parking-lot festivities the final day of MATS
More than a hundred fans of Tony Justice braved storm warnings to hear the beloved trucker-songwriter play, only to be forced to evacuate the Uber Freight Tent Saturday night at MATS two songs into the long-awaited concert in The Papa John’s Parking Lot. Smaller tents, with the help of truckers holding tight, fared better.
April 1, 2019
‘Truckers for Humanity’ hosting live-streamed concert, benefit event Saturday
On the Truckers for Humanity Facebook page the evening of October 21, six trucker/singer-songwriters will perform live to benefit TruckersFinalMile.org.
October 19, 2017
Listen: Richard Woods, Michael Lochmiller, Terrance Mathis in Trucker Talent Search 2017
Bill Weaver and host Tony Justice, too. This Labor Day edition of the Overdrive Radio podcast takes you back through the performances at this year’s Overdrive/Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.
September 4, 2017
Trucker Talent Search
Watch: Trucker Talent Search finalists jam in live sessions at GATS
Video of the live performances of this year’s Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search finale, held last week at the Great American Trucking Show.
August 30, 2017
Truckers for Texas
Kicking off this Saturday is the “Truckers for Texas” initiative, an online fund drive for those in the path of Hurricane Harvey, with performances by Bill Weaver, Tony Justice, Jayne Denham, Terrance Mathis and more…
August 30, 2017
‘Take this e-log and shove it’: A talk with Trucker Talent Search finalist Terrance Mathis
Red Eye Radio’s Eric Harley talks here with Rockford, Illinois, resident and Kloeckner Metals driver Terrance Mathis. Mathis is the man responsible for the great Johnny Paycheck parody you’ll hear a little of here, which earned his spot in the Trucker Talent Search.
August 23, 2017
The littlest truck show that could
“The 2nd Annual Take Pride Truck Show is in the books. We ended the weekend with a whopping total of $6,300 and some change, raised for Truckersfinalmile.org. To date, this is the largest dollar amount raised at a truck show for this charity, and we are thrilled to have been a part of it.”
June 12, 2017
‘Take this e-log and shove it’: Terrance Mathis parodies Johnny Paycheck
Terrance Mathis’ “Take This E-log and Shove It” parody version of Johnny Paycheck’s classic, one of the entries in this year’s Trucker Talent Search, is no doubt timely as a topic of discussion here, but also Mathis’ showmanship and sense of humor just jump off the computer screen.
May 24, 2017
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