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Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to the American Truck Driver

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Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to The American Truck Driver

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Diesel Only, Upstart
genre:
Country

We gave it an A

Awright! Proof that 20 years after his cultural apogee, America’s highwayman can still inspire great music. Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to the American Truck Driver takes off like a rocket with Don Walser’s rollicking ”Truck Driving Man” and barely touches down through 16 songs by a multigenerational crew. Highlights: Buck Owens (”Will There Be Big Rigs in Heaven”), Shaver (”Mother Trucker”), Marty Stuart (”Miss Marie and the Bedford Blaze”), and Kelly Willis (Lowell George’s mini-tragedy ”Truck Stop Girl”). A