Truck Drivin' Songs

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by drmilktruck, May 23, 2019.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I mentioned Luke Doucet in another thread and that got me thinking of one of my favorite songs by him:

    Other favorite truck driver songs?

    Another one of mine:

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  2. vyndance

    vyndance Gretschie

    Dec 12, 2014
    Bear Valley Springs, CA
    Willin' Little Feat made popular by Linda Ronstadt

    Wolf Creek Pass CW McCall
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  3. Yup, I guess ”Convoy” is the first that comes to mind . . .

    Last edited: May 23, 2019
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  4. LA Miles

    LA Miles Country Gent

    Dec 6, 2012
    Great voice and guitar

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  5. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Jim Croce and Dave Dudley ( and he sounds like Junior Brown ) ....who could ask for more
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  6. Winnie Thomas

    Winnie Thomas Gretschie

    Jun 13, 2011
    Cochise AZ
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  7. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Gretschie

    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    The king of dieselbilly...

  8. Winnie Thomas

    Winnie Thomas Gretschie

    Jun 13, 2011
    Cochise AZ
    That was a car, not a truck. Great tune all the same.
  9. G5422T

    G5422T Synchromatic

    May 24, 2012
  10. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Perhaps the greatest ever, we cover this one.

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  11. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Anything by the Drive By Truckers.

    Grateful Dead---"Truckin'"

    Heywood Banks' "18 Wheels on a Big Rig".
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  12. r0de0

    r0de0 Gretschie

    Jul 7, 2011
    Collingwood, ON Canada
    Dave Dudley: 6 Days on the Road:
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  13. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    My all time favorite truck driver song... I’m Coming Home by Johnny Horton.

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  14. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Go to the source!!
    Dale Watson , trucking sessions and Junior Brown


  15. Hammerhands

    Hammerhands Country Gent

    Aug 26, 2011
    More Frank Black songs

    If It Takes All Night - more of a touring song I guess.

    A Pure Denizen of the Citizens Band - more of a CB song or surviving on the road amongst the trucks

    Western Star - not sure what this is about exactly, lots of lingo, always reminds me trucks because James Western Star is a popular dealer name in Western Canada. Amazing sounding lyrics.

    Um Chugga Lugga - the demo for this song is very cool, and I’ve read it is amazing live. Not many euro truck driving songs, this is about roadside attractions. Always reminds me of a Cheech and Chong sketch.
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  16. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Country Gent

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Not only is this the BEST Truckin’ song ever, it’s also Maine’s best!
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  17. dlew919

    dlew919 Gretschie

    Jul 18, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
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  18. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Gretschie

    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    I hate to be disagreeable, but listen again...

    Big Mack gave up the white line, in fact he shut down 76, he put his big black semi up on blocks on a farm way out in the sticks...

    But just so’s we can still be friends how’s this one....
  19. slimwilson

    slimwilson Synchromatic

    Dec 22, 2015
    Mobile, Al

    try to take this one with a sense humor. fairly certain it was written with a sense of humor.
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