Truck Drivin' Man

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"Truck Drivin' Man"
Single by Terry Fell
Released 1954
Genre Country
Length 2:24
Writer(s) Terry Fell

"Truck Drivin' Man" is a popular country song written and recorded by Terry Fell in 1954.[1] One of his band members, Buck Owens, sang harmony with him on the recording.

In 1965, Owens recorded the song himself, omitting the fourth verse - "When I get my call up to glory, They will take me away from this land, I'll head this truck up to Heaven, 'Cause I'm a truck drivin' man."[2]

Others who have recorded the song include Ricky Nelson, Boxcar Willie, Charley Pride, Bill Anderson, Conway Twitty, Jimmy Martin, Dave Dudley, Jim & Jesse, Charlie Walker, The Flying Burrito Brothers, George Hamilton IV, Glen Campbell, New Riders of the Purple Sage,[3] Willie Nelson, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Plainsong, David Allan Coe, Leon Russell, Toby Keith and Canadian musician Dick Nolan. "Truck Drivin' Man" is also covered by Nordre Sving Blandede Mannskor og Orkester as "Trailersjåfør", with Norwegian lyric by Finn Sidselrud.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Truck Drivin' Man" at Allmusic
  2. ^ "Truck Drivin' Man" lyrics at Virtual Truck Route
  3. ^ "Truck Drivin' Man" at the Grateful Dead Family Discography

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