Show 061: Gear Jammin’ – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Every Labor Day, Listen Up! salutes one group of workers in song. Last year celebrated the labors of the music star. This year the honor goes to the…Trucker. It is two hours of songs about driving the big rigs, diesel whistles, gear jamming, one arm tans and more. Yes, you read that right.

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – 1996

Background Music

Smokey and The Bandit Original Soundtrack – 1977

Doye O’ Dell – Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves – 1952
Jim Nesbitt – I Ain’t Never Been Passed – 1968
Hylo Brown – Truck Drivin’ Man – 1963
Cliff Bruner – Truck Driver’s Blues -1939
Curtis Leach – Highway Man – 1964

Dale Watson – Truckin’ Man – 1998
Bobby Sykes- Long Lonesome Road – 1963
Bobby Braddock – Gear Bustin’ Sort of A Feller – 1967
Benny Martin – Big Footed Dan – 1963
Milo Twins – Truck Driver’s Boogie – 1949

Johnny Sampson – Road Hog – 199?
Supersuckers – Eastbound and Down – 2003
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen – Truck Driving Man – 1988
Jim & Jesse & The Virginia Boys – Diesel On My Tail – 1967

Bud Brewer – Caffeine, Nicotine, Benzadrine (And Wish Me Luck) – 1972
Tom Hyatt & The Black Mountain Boys – My Benny’s Wearing Off – 196?
Little Feat – Willin’ – 1972
Dave Dudley – Six Days On The Road – 1963

Dave Dudley – Rolaids, Doan’s Pills & Preparation H – 1980
Farris Garland – Preparation X – ??
Dick Curless – A Tombstone Every Mile – 1972
Jimmy Martin – Widow Maker – 1974

C.W. McCall – Convoy – 1975
Farris Garland – Preparation X- 1963
Johnny Cash – There Ain’t No Easy Run – 1970
Merle Haggard – White Line Fever – 1969
Red Simpson – Give Me 40 Acres – 1966
Ed Buchanan – Phantom 309 – 196?

Kay Adams – Little Pink Mack – 1966
Karl & Harty – Truck Driver’s Sweetheart – 1942
The Willis Brothers – Truck Drivers Blues – 1968
Joyce Paul – I’m Girl On the Billboard – 1966

Red Simpson – Roll,Truck, Roll – 1966
Red Sovine – King Of The Open Road – 1963
Johnny Horton – I’m Coming Home – 1957

Closing Theme

Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune -1997

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