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Super Slab Hits

All the excitement, danger and romance of the big trucks and the open road.

I have an enormous weak spot for Truck Driving music. There's just something about the lure of the open road, the excitement of the big rigs, the freedom, the danger, the women... well, you get the picture.

Super Slab Hits delivers a bevy of gritty truckin' mantras. You won't find me on a long road trip without the likes of these tunes available to keep the tempo up and add that extra flavor to the long haul.

You have to wonder whether they make records like this for truck drivers themselves, or if they're really intended for city-boy wannabes like me. After all, it would be pretty hard to keep the needle down when you're doing 65 MPH in an 18 wheeler on Interstate 80. (Perhaps an 8-track tape version was available at truck stops for the mobile crowd).

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Songs:

Pinball Machine (MP3) What truck drivers "shoot" when they want to blow all their money and mess up their lives.
Six Days On The Road (MP3) Spend six days driving (like I did one summer) and you'll be singing it, too.



Your Comments:

C.J. Willis (cj9338000@ymail.com) says:
Does anyone have a copy of the LP "Heavy duty country" By Kenny Price I would like to buy it if you would sell it (06-28-2011)

C.J. Willis (cj9338000@ymail.com) says:
"Big Casey" Was By Tommy Downs On and old Album called Truck drivin songs have a lot of old record of truckin songs (06-28-2011)

C.J. Willis (cj9338000@ymail.com) says:
Kenny Price Sings "Lets Truck Together" (06-28-2011)

raymond hunwick (raymond.razor37@gmail.com) says:
just read the lyrics to teddybear it is one fantastic song . (01-17-2011)

trucking music lover says:
Yes I know what swindle sheet is, it took a long tome to figure it out though as I am not a truck driver. It's the logbooks that truck drivers are required to keep, Often times they run two or three log books, keep each one current but on odd schedules, with the proper one at the time right by them so if they're pulled over they appear legal.
Hence the "Swindle Sheet"
Now, does anyone know who performed
"lets truck together"
and the next one is going to be tough to figure out I have been looking for several months and all of the artists that I have come across that have sang the song are not the original artist.
it's
"the trucker and the UFO"
Any help would be greatly appreciated (05-02-2010)

Ken (ken@upshotproductions.com) says:
Smokin' Joe In Overdrive will be re-released within 4-6 weeks... (02-06-2010)

Bob says:
My stepdad was a driver, and yes 8-track tapes with truck driving songs were very easy to find at truck stops and CB jamborees and were extremely popular with drivers.

This particular one may not have been, though; the truck stop carts tended to be plain label with just the song titles and no artwork. (01-30-2010)

chickinqueen (debracade@gmail.com) says:
i am looking for a copy of that Smokin joe and Overdrive cassette, email chickinqueen2 yahoo.com (12-21-2008)

Danny Harbin (dwharbin@yahoo.com) says:
Red Sovine
Teddy Bear
I was on the outskirts of a little southern town,
Trying to reach my destination before the sun went down.
The old CB was blaring away on channel one-nine
When there came a little boy's voice on the radio line.
And he said, "Breaker, one-nine, is anyone there?
Come on back, truckers, and talk to Teddy Bear."
Well, I keyed the mike and I said, "Well, you got it,Teddy Bear."
And the little boy's voice came back on the air.
"'Preciate the break. Who we got on that end?"
I told him my handle, and then he began:

"Now, I'm not supposed to bother you fellas out there,
Mom says you're busy and for me to stay off the air.
But, you see, I get lonely and it helps to talk
'Cause that's about all I can do. I'm crippled and I can't walk."

I came back and told him to fire up that mike
And I'd talk to him as long as he'd like.
"This was my dad's radio," the little boy said,
"But I guess it's mine and Mom's now 'cause my daddy's dead.
Dad had a wreck about a month ago.
He was trying to get home in a blinding snow.
Mom has to work now to make ends meet
And I'm not much help with my two crippled feet.
She says not to worry, that we'll make it all right,
But I hear her crying sometimes late at night.
You know, there's one thing I want more than anything else to see.
Aw, I know you guys are too busy to bother with me,
But, you see, my dad used to take me for rides when he was home
But I guess that's all over now since my daddy's gone."

Not one breaker came on the old CB
As that little crippled boy talked with me.
I tried hard to swallow, the lump just wouldn't stay down
As I thought about my boy back in Greenville town.

"Dad was gonna take Mom and me with him later on this year.
Why, I remember him saying, 'Someday this old truck'll be yours, Teddy Bear.'
But I know I'll never get to ride an 18-wheeler again,
But this old base will keep me in touch with all my trucker friends.
Teddy Bear's gonna back on out now and leave you alone
'Cause it's about time for Mom to come home.
But you give me a shout when you're passing through
And I'll sure be happy to come back to you."

Well, I came back and I said, "Before you go ten-ten,
What's your home-twenty, little CB friend?"
Well, he gave me his address and I didn't once hesitate
'Cause this hot load of freight was just gonna have to wait.
I turned that truck around on a dime
And headed straight for Jackson Street, 229.

And as I rounded the corner, boy, I got one heck of a shock--
Eighteen-wheelers were lined up for three city blocks!
Why, I guess every driver for miles around had caught Teddy Bear's call
And that little crippled boy was having a ball.
For as fast as one driver would carry him in,
Another would carry him to his truck and take off again.
Well, you better believe I took my turn at riding Teddy Bear
And then I carried him back in and put him down in his chair.
And, buddy, if I never live to see happiness again
I want you to know I saw it that day, in the face of that little man.

We took up a collection for him before his mama got home
And each driver said goodbye and then they were all gone.
He shook my hand with a mile-long grin
And said, "So long, trucker, I'll catch you again!"
I hit that interstate with tears in my eyes
And I turned on the radio and I got another surprise.
"Breaker, one-nine," came a voice on the air,
"Just one word of thanks from Mama Teddy Bear.
We wish each and every one a special prayer for you
'Cause you just made my little boy's dream come true.
I'll sign off now before I start to cry.
May God ride with you. Ten-four, and goodbye."


And if you can sit thru a minute of this song without retching a bit you got more intestinal fortitude them me!:) (04-20-2008)

David L. Jack, Sr. (dljacksr@mountain.net) says:
I am looking for the song that is a tribute to truck drivers. The song mentions all the things that truck drivers do to keep our nation going. (04-20-2008)

staci (staci_213@yahoo.com) says:
I am also trying to find the lyrics to Teddy Bears Last Ride by Dana Williams. If you could email to me I would greatly appreciate it. I am trying to find this for my Grandpa. thank you (04-16-2008)

me-me (amorga54448@dcc.edu) says:
wasn't there another version to the song Teddy Bear i think it was sung by a black man can someone PLEASE PLEASE tell me his name i have been desperately trying to find this song for my mother she loves this song. (12-11-2007)

Jack (jacko181@people.net.au) says:
Could someone please tell me the name of a great tear jerker song from the 70's about trucks driving through a small town, talking on there CB's Then they chat about this young terminally ill boy watching the trucks go by his house. Next thing all the trucks drive to his house to see him (11-15-2007)

Chip (Angliadriver@sbcglobal.com) says:
My wife just brought out a bunch of 8 Tracts to me and she asked me to play the song Teddy Bear it was on one by Elvis. One is a live 8 tract at Madison Square Gardens We are trying to find out if any of the tracts are worth money but don't know how to find out, I will recheck here to see if any one knows how!

Thanks!
Chip (08-23-2007)

Robert G. (goetzrbrt5@aol.com) says:
Still you can't beat the original Teddy Bear from Red Sovine. To this day, that song still is disturbing to me. (07-03-2007)

Marianne (marianne@cpc.co.za`) says:
Could some one please give me the lyrics to "teddybears last ride" (06-18-2007)

Tammy says:
I used to listen to a trucker cassette years ago, and it had a certain song on it about a cop who pretended to be a gay man. Can someone tell me the name of the song????? I know Teddy Bear was on this album. Please E-Mail me at krinkett@yahoo.com Thanks!
Tammy (05-28-2007)

Cooter (Cooter E Lee) says:
For anyone with XM, you need to check out country dan's show XM 10 every night 7-11 central. That's what I listen to going down the road and he'll play most all of those songs sooner or later. It's a truck driver request show basically and that's the only reason I know about any of those songs that I can listen to on my long hauls. (05-24-2007)

tom baker (tom@ct-trike.com) says:
hi i have been looking a very long time for a old trucker song called big casey can you help thanks tommy (05-18-2007)

SUPERLINER (mtnangel@adelphia.net) says:
I am not easy to impress , thankyou for doing just that.would like more of same. (02-17-2007)







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