JblattnerNYC via Wikimedia creative commonsIf you love your trucking music seasoned with little trucking trivia, don’t miss the “Big Al” Weekley show on Friday mornings.
The active trucker and host of the Bluegrass Jamboree will introduce the two by hosting “Overdrive’s Music to Truck By: Today’s Tunes of Men and Women at the Wheel”. The program airs from 10 a.m. to noon, Eastern Time, every Friday.
Weekley will include these elements in this week’s episode:
- The first semi-truck to transport goods, built by Winton Motor Carriage.
- The late country music legend, Uncle Dave Macon. He is known as the banjo player, singer and comedian who became the first star of the Grand Ole Opry, but he also had his own mule transport business.
- And another country star, Freddie Hart. He ran a trucking company while pursuing his music career.
- Barb Duncan, a renowned 30-year-old driver who is a breast cancer survivor.
“Overdrive‘s Music to Truck By’ features music by and about the show’s truckers, as well as other country and bluegrass music. Weekley also broadcasts contributions related to music and current affairs from Overdrive editors Todd Dills and Max Heine.
The program can be streamed live from TheBluegrassJamboree.com homepage. You can also listen to it via tunein.com and onlineradiobox.com or the mobile applications associated with such sites. It can also be distributed via Bluegrass Jamboree mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, available for free download, and on Alexa saying, “Alexa, play Bluegrass Jamboree”.
This week’s episode of “Overdrive’“Music to Truck By” will be rebroadcast on Wednesday, May 5 from 1:00 am to 3:00 am Each program is also available to stream on demand for two weeks at the Bluegrass Jamboree following the initial broadcast. Listen to last week’s show via this link.