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Six Days on the Road
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Truck Drivin' Son-of-a-Gun (Re-Recording)
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Truck Driver's Prayer
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Gimme Me 40 Acres (To Turn this Rig Around)
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The Pool Shark

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Dave Dudley (born David Darwin Pedruska, May 3, 1928, Spencer, WI) is the father of truck driving country music. With his 1963 song "Six Days on the Road," he founded a new genre of country music -- a variation of honky tonk and rock-inflected country that concentrated lyrically on the lifestyles of truck drivers. Dudley had a string of Top 15 singles that ran through the '60s, while he continued to have Top 40 hits well into the '70s, establishing himself as one of the most pop... Read more

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