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Truck Driver Songs: Red Simpson “Born to Be a Trucker”


We’re back with another episode of Truck Driver Songs. This is the place where we look back at some of the classic tunes detailing the tales of triumph and heartbreak of the North American truck driver.

This week, it’s another ballad from the classic era of trucking courtesy of Red Simpson, one of the true bards of the truck stops.

“Born to Be a Trucker” is a catchy classic that features Red’s rich baritone voice over some simple country arrangements that goes long on atmosphere and heart.

Enjoy, truck drivers!


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