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Six Days On The Road
Composer: Earl Green / Carl Montgomery

Performed by the New Riders Of The Purple Sage when Jerry Garcia was a member of the group.

Six Days On The Road was first recorded and released by Paul Davis in 1961. The song subsequently became associated with Dave Dudley whose 1963 recording reached #2 in the Billboard country charts.



New Riders of the Purple Sage

info Dawn of the New Riders of the Purple Sage, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2020

Other recordings

This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info Single (Six Days On The Road / Yankee Girl), Paul Davis, 1961
no info Single (Six Days On The Road / I Feel A Cry Coming On), Dave Dudley, 1963
no info Dave Dudley Sings Six Days On The Road, Dave Dudley, 1963
no info Hylo Brown, 1964
info Sing Widow Maker, Jimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys, 1964
no info Best Of Dave Dudley, Dave Dudley, 1965
no info Single (Invitation To The Blues / Six Days On The Road), Jack Duvall, 1965
info Love Bug, George Jones, 1966
no info Roll, Truck, Roll EP, Red Simpson, 1966
info Diesel on My Trail, Jim & Jesse, 1967
info Looking at the World Through a Windshield, Del Reeves, 1967
no info Giant Step, Taj Mahal, 1969
no info Single (Six Days On The Road / Light Rain Blues), Taj Mahal, 1969
no info In Person, Charley Pride, 1969
no info Johnny Cash Show, Johnny Cash, 1970
info Tonight I'm Singing Just For You, Country Joe McDonald, 1970
no info Single (Six Days On The Road / Come The Dawn), Willie Weatherly, 1970
no info Gimme Shelter Soundtrack, Rolling Stones, 1970
info Fill Your Head With Rock, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 1970
info Together, Jesse Colin Young, 1971
no info Single (I Still Miss Someone / Six Days On The Road), Bob Haugen And The Country Three, 1971
no info Last Of The Red Hot Burritos, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1972
no info Single (Turk's Squeal / Six Days On The Road), Bungi, 1972
no info Single (Six Days On The Road / Artists & Poets), Johnny Rivers, 1974
info Sundance, Mountain Bus, 1974
no info Single (Souvenirs / Six Days On The Road), Colleen Peterson, 1976
info More Heavy Sounds, Various Artists, 197?
no info The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 1981
no info Single (Six Days On The Road / Truck Drivin' Son Of A Gun), Dave Dudley, 1983
info Cabin Fever, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1985
info Farther Along, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1988
info The Best Of Country Joe McDonald, Country Joe McDonald, 1990
no info Black Claw and Country Fever, Albert Lee, 1991
info Guitar Player Presents: Legends of Guitar: Country, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 1991
info Close Encounters To The West Coast, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1991
info Legends Of Guitar, Rock: The '60s, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 1991
no info Black Claw & Country Fever, Albert Lee, 1991
no info Boogie People, George Thorogood and The Destroyers, 1991
no info Singing Ranger, Vol. 3, Hank Snow, 1993
no info Essential Steve Earle, Steve Earle, 1993
info Bluegrass And More, Jim & Jesse, 1994
info Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, 1994
no info Lonesome Fugitive, David Allan Coe, 1996
no info Best Of, Red Sovine, 1996
info Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs, Various Artists, 1997
no info Six Days On The Road (compilation), Dave Dudley, 1997
info Waltz Across Texas, Ernest Tubb, 1999
info IPO, Flying Other Brothers, 1999
info Classic Country: 1960-1964, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 1999
no info EP, Jimmy Martin and his Sunny Mountain Boys, 19??
info Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology 1969-1972, The Flying Burrito Brothers, 2000
info A Reflection on Changing Times, Country Joe McDonald, 2001
no info 20th Century Masters: The Best Of, Dave Dudley, 2002
info Alternative 60's, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 2002
no info That's All Right Mama, Albert Lee, 2003
info The Tussler, Motorpsycho, 2003 (extended CD only)
info On The Road: March 26, 2005, Denver, CO, String Cheese Incident, 2005
info The Essential Taj Mahal, Taj Mahal, 2005
info The Collection, The Flying Burrito Brothers, 2005
no info Live in Scandinavia, Buck Owens, 2007
info In the Spirit of '68, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 2008
info Walk Through This World with Me: The Complete Musicor Recordings, 1965-1971: Pt. 1, George Jones, 2009
info 100 Essential Tracks: 60s, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 2010
info On The Road: July 1, 2012, Rothbury, MI, String Cheese Incident, 2012
info Pure... 60s, Various Artists (Taj Mahal), 2012
info The Complete Columbia Albums Collection, Taj Mahal, 2013

 
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