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Truck Drivin' Man
Composer: Terry Fell

Truck Drivin' Man was performed and recorded by the New Riders Of The Purple Sage. Jerry Garcia performed the song when a member of the NRPS.

On the original Terry Fell recording of the song the title is given as Truck Driving Man. Both Truck Driving Man and Truck Drivin' Man are used on other recordings, the latter being slightly more common.



New Riders Of The Purple Sage

info Home, Home on the Road, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 1974
info L.A. Lady, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 1991
info Ridin' with Panama Red, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2000
info Boston Music Hall, 12/5/1972, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2003
info Veneta, 8/27/1972, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2004
info Home, Home on the Road / Brujo, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2004
info Cactus Juice, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 2006
info Live New Year's Eve 2006, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2007
info Stonybrook, NY 03/17/1973, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2007
info Where I Come From: Radio Mixes and Live Bonus, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 2009
info Setlist: The Very Best of New Riders of the Purple Sage Live, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 2011
info Instant Armadillo Blues: Best of 1971-1975, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 2011


Other recordings

no info Single (Don't Drop It / Truck Driving Man), Terry Fell and The Fellows, 1954
no info Single (Kentucky Means Paradise / Truck Drivin' Man), Green River Boys, 1962
info Big Bluegrass Special, Glen Campbell & The Green River Boys, 1962
info Sing Me A Bluegrass Song, Hylo Brown, 1963
no info Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves, and Other Truck Driver Favorites, Various Artists (Hylo Brown), 1963
no info Fort Worth, Dallas Or Houston, George Hamilton IV, 1964
info Together Again/My Heart Skips A Beat, Buck Owens, 1964
info Sing Widow Maker, Jimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys, 1964
no info Single (Close All The Honky Tonks / Truck Drivin' Man), Charlie Walker, 1964
no info Single (Truck Drivin' Man / Six Days On The Road), Hylo Brown / Red Sovine, 1964
no info Single (Truck Driving Man / The Little Grave), George Hamilton IV, 1964
no info Bright Lights And Country Music, Bill Anderson, 1965
info Close All the Honky Tonks, Charlie Walker, 1965
no info Single (Truck Driving Man / With You I'll Be Satisfied), Bennie Hess, 1965
no info Roll, Truck, Roll, Red Simpson, 1966
info Carnegie Hall Concert, Buck Owens & His Buckaroos, 1966
no info On the Bandstand, Kenny Vernon, 1966
no info Country Shadows, Hank Williams, Jr., 1966
no info Conway Twitty Sings, Conway Twitty, 1966
no info Bright Lights And Country Music, Rick Nelson, 1966
no info Sings All-Time Country Hits, Pete Williams, 1966
no info Single (The Russians Are Coming / Truck Driving Man), The International Submarine Band, 1966
no info A Rose And A Baby Ruth, George Hamilton IV, 1967
info Diesel on My Trail, Jim & Jesse, 1967
no info Single, Jim and Jesse and the Virginia Boys, 1967
no info Single (Truck Drivin' Man / Greenwich Village Folk Song Salesman), Jim and Jesse and The Virginia Boys, 1967
no info Thanks For All The Miles, Dave Dudley, 1968
info Modern Times, New Lost City Ramblers, 1968
no info Greatest Hits, Charlie Walker, 1968
no info Close-Up, Buck Owens, 1969
no info Bluegrass & Orange Blossoms, Orange Blossom Sound, 1969
no info Leaving it All Behind, Grass Roots, 1969
no info Single (Boys In Blue (A Hero's Death) / Truck Driving Man), Bill Rice and The Ventures, 1969
no info Radar Blues, Various Artists (Hylo Brown), 1969
no info Single (Back To Dreamin' Again / Truck Drivin' Man), The Grassroots, 1970
no info We Like Trains/Diesel On My Tail, Jim & Jesse and the Virginia Boys, 1970
no info The Best of the Truck Driver Songs, Various Artists (Hylo Brown), 1970
no info Liv, Livingston Taylor, 1971
no info A Satisfied Mind, Glen Campbell, 1971
no info Live At The White House, Buck Owens, 1972
no info Baby It's Hard To Be Good, Ernest Tubbs, 1972
no info Hot Licks, Cold Steel, and Truckers' Favorites, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 1972
info Hank Wilson's Back, Leon Russell, 1973
no info C.B. Special, Dick Curless, 1975
no info 20 Great Truck Hits, Red Simpson, 1975
no info Live: Blow Your Face Out, J. Geils Band, 1976
no info Lone Star Beer And Bob Wills Music, Red Steagall, 1976
no info For The First Time ..., The Southern Sounds of Grass, 1976
no info Single (Neons And Nylons / Truck Drivin' Man), Red Steagall, 1976
no info Single (Truck Driving Man / Hat's Already Gone), Bennie Hess, 1977
no info Single (I've Had A Beautiful Time / Truck Driving Man), Charlie Walker, 1978
no info Interstate Gold, Dave Dudley, 1980
no info Live! At The Wind In The Willows, Hubert Davis & the Season Travelers, 1980
no info Single (Widow Maker / Truck Driving Man), Jimmy Martin & his Sunny Mountain Boys, 1981
no info Ramblin' Road, Red Simpson, 1982
no info Very Best Of ... Plus, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 1986
info Sleazy Roadside Stories, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 1988
no info Bluegrass Favorites, Wood Brothers, 1989
no info Too Much Fun: The Best Of, Commander Cody and The Lost Planet Airmen, 1990
info Close Encounters To The West Coast, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1991
no info Portrait, Dave Dudley, 1991
no info Home to Kentucky, Flat Ridge Boys, 1991
no info Warm Evenings, Pale Mornings, Bottled Blues, Gram Parsons, 1992
no info Classic Country, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 1992
no info Truck Drivin' Man, Terry Fell, 1993
info Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, 1994
info Bluegrass And More, Jim & Jesse, 1994
no info Bar Room Classics, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 1994
no info Country Shots: Gearjammin' Greats, Various Artists (George Hamilton IV), 1994
no info To You And Yours 1954-65 (Box set), George Hamilton IV, 1995
no info Classic and Unreleased Collection, Willie Nelson, 1995
info Relix Best Of The Flying Burrito Brothers, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1995
no info Truckin' Outlaw, David Allan Coe, 1996
no info Trucker Classics, Dave Dudley, 1996
info Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to the American Truck Drivers, Various Artists (Don Walser), 1996
info Sweetheart Of The Rodeo (Legacy ed), The Byrds, 1997
no info The Best of the Later Years 1963-1975, Rick Nelson, 1997
no info Rig Ridin' Favorites, Various Artists (George Hamilton IV), 1997
info Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs, Various Artists (Flying Burrito Brothers), 1997
no info Y'All Come: The Essential, Jim & Jesse, 1998
no info Bright Lights & Country Music/Country Fever, Rick Nelson, 1998
no info Owner Operator and Other Smash Truck Drivin' Hits, The Sovines, 1998
no info The Best of: Country Western Truck Drivin' Singer, Red Simpson, 1999
no info The Man Behind the Badge/Roll, Truck, Roll, Red Simpson, 1999
info Another Story, Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadors, 1999
no info Legacy, Rick Nelson, 2000
no info Lone Star Beer & Bob Wills Music/For All Our Cowboy Friends, Red Steagall, 2000
no info Tied To The Wheel, Bill Kirchen, 2001
no info On Air: Original BBC Recordings, Plainsong, 2001
no info Dare to Dream: The Best of, Don Walser, 2001
no info Rock the Night, Robert Bilbo Walker, 2001
no info Keep on Truckin', Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2001
no info 26 Days on the Road, The Twangbangers, 2002
no info The Legends of Road Music, Various Artists (Jimmy Martin), 2002
no info Lovesick And Sorrow: 16 Greatest Starday Recordings, Hylo Brown, 2003
no info Greatest Hits Live, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 2003
no info Worries on My Mind, Karl Shiflett, 2003
no info Six Shooter, Speedbuggy USA, 2003
no info Anodyne, Uncle Tupelo, 2003 (bonus track)
no info Truck Drivin' Man, Boxcar Willie, 2004
no info Greatest Hits, Jimmy Martin, 2004
info Far Across the Blue Water, Bill Monroe, 2004
no info Red Eyed and Rowdy, Speddbuggy USA, 2004
no info Songs from the Road, 18 Wheelers, 2004
no info 18 Truck Driving Classics, Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2004
no info True Adventures, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, 2005
no info Trucker's Jukebox, Various Artists (Buck Owens), 2005
no info Heritage and Legacy: 50th Anniversary, George Hamilton IV, 2006
no info The Complete Atlantic Sessions, Willie Nelson, 2006
no info Live at the Earl of Old Town, Steve Goodman, 2006
no info Jungle Jim And The Voodoo Tiger, Jim Dickinson, 2006
no info 20 Greatest Hits, Jimmy Martin, 2006
no info Covered by Geils, J. Geils Band, 2006
no info K-Tel Presents: Keep on Truckin, Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2006
no info Forever Country, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 2006
no info Forever Country, Vol. 1: The Real Deal, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 2006
no info Road Trip Classics, Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2007
no info Truckin Country Jukebox, Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2007
info HighTone Records Anthology: Rockin From The Roots, Various Artists (Twangbangers), 2007
info For You: The Decca Years, Rick Nelson, 2008
info Act Naturally: The Buck Owens Recordings 1953-1964, Buck Owens, 2008
no info Music of My Life: Golden Decade, 1954, Various Artists (Terry Fell), 2008
no info Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1954, Various Artists (Terry Fell), 2009
no info Conway Twitty Sings/Look into My Teardrops, Conway Twitty, 2010
no info On the Road Again: Tracks for Truckies, Various Artists (Red Steagall), 2010
no info The Complete Columbia Albums Collection, The Byrds, 2011
no info Hello I'm, Red Simpson, 2010

 
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