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Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs

Various Artists

Initial release : March 1997

Relix 2083

A compilation album that includes covers of two Grateful Dead songs; Truckin' performed by the Dead Ringers and The Wheel performed by Toni Brown. Tom Constanten plays with the Dead Ringers.

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Tracks / Musicians

The tracks and performers are;

  • Six Days on the Road - Flying Burrito Brothers
  • Two Triple Cheese, Side Order of Fries - Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen
  • Beat It on Down the Line - Stackbones
  • Truckin' - Dead Ringers
  • Truck Drivin' Man - Flying Burrito Brothers
  • Midnight Shift - Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen
  • The Wheel - Toni Brown
  • White Line Fever - Flying Burrito Brothers
  • Hot Rod Lincoln - Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen
  • Turn on Your Love Light - Stackbones
  • Hot Burrito #2 - Flying Burrito Brothers
  • This Land Is Your Land - Stackbones
Six Days On The Road is taken from The Flying Burrito Brother's Cabin Fever, on which the musicians are;

Wheels;

  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow - pedal steel
  • Skip Battin - bass
  • Greg Harris - guitar, vocals
  • Jim Goodall - drums
Two Triple Cheese, Side Order of Fries is from the Commander Cody album Aces High. The musicians on the album are;
  • Commander Cody - synthesizer, piano, vocals
  • Keith Crossan - saxophone
  • Austin DeLone - organ, synthesizer, keyboards, voices
  • Tim Eschliman - bass
  • Billy C. Farlow - harp, vocals
  • Steve Fishell - guitar
  • Bill Hendrickson - drums
  • Tony Johnson - drums
  • Doug Killmer - bass
  • Bill Kirchen - guitar
  • Steve MacKay - saxophone, vocals
  • Barry Melton - guitar
  • Paul Rogers - voices
  • Jimmy Sanchez - drums
  • Cole Tate - voices
  • Gary Vogenson - guitar
  • Peter Walsh - guitar
Beat It On Down The Line, Turn on Your Love Light and This Land Is Your Land are taken from Stackabones self-titled album. The musicians involved on this recording are;
  • Bobby Black - pedal steel guitar
  • Jimmie B. - guitar, vocals
  • Steve Doblick - guitar, vocals
  • Tom Hurst - drums
  • Mindy Lawler - vocals
  • Jeannine O'Neal - organ
  • Tom Tomacello - keyboards
  • David Weil - percussion
  • Karen Whitney - vocals
  • Sam Wilson - bass
  • Butch Zito - mandolin, guitar, vocals
Truckin' is taken from the Dead Ringers self titled album on which the musicians are;
  • Tom Constanten - piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Barry Flast - guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Brian Godchaux - fiddle
  • David Nelson - guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Fred Campbell - guitar, bass, vocals
  • Barry Sless - guitar, pedal steel
  • Woody Vermeer - fiddle
  • Arthur Steinhorn - drums
  • Steve Berger - conga
  • Bill Laymon - bass
Truck Drivin' Man is taken from the Flying Burrito Brothers album Close Encounters To The West Coast. The musicians on this album are;
  • Skip Battin - bass, vocals
  • Gib Guilbeau - guitar, fiddle, vocals
  • Greg Harris - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Sneeky Pete Kleinow - pedal steel guitar, vocals
  • Ed Ponder - drums
Midnight Shift is taken from the Commander Cody release Lost In Space. The musicians involved are;
  • Commander Cody - piano, vocals
  • Bruce Barlow - drums
  • Lance Dickerson - drums
  • Billy C. Farlow - vocals
  • Ernie Hagar - pedal steel guitar
  • Bill Kirchen - guitar, vocals
  • Andy Stein - fiddle, saxophone
  • John Tichy - guitar, vocals
The Wheel is taken from the Toni Brown album Blue Morning on which the musicians possibly include;
  • Toni Brown - vocals
  • Michael Falzarano - guitar
  • Jorma Kaukonen - guitar
  • Gary Kroman - guitar
  • Bill Laymon - bass
  • David Nelson - guitar
  • Walter Parks - guitar, vocals
  • Mookie Siegel - keyboards
  • Michael Slater - guitar
  • Barry Sless - guitar, pedal steel
  • Harvey Sorgen - drums
  • Arthur Steinhorn - drums
  • Stephanie Winters - cello, vocals
White Line Fever is taken from the Flying Burrito Brothers Sin City. The musicians on that album are;
  • Skip Battin - guitars, bass, piano, vocals
  • Gib Guilbeau - guitars, fiddle, vocals
  • Joel Scott Hill - guitars, vocals
  • Sneeky Pete Kleinow - pedal steel guitar
  • Gene Parsons - drums, guitars, banjo, harmonica, vocals
Hot Rod Lincoln is taken from the Commander Cody album Sleazy Roadside Stories. The musicians on the album are;
  • Commander Cody - piano, vocals
  • Bill Kirchen - guitar, trombone, vocals
  • Bruce Barlow - bass, vocals
  • Lance Dickerson - drums
  • Billy C. Farlow - harmonica, trumpet, vocals
  • Andy Stein - fiddle, saxophone
  • John Tichy - guitar, vocals
Musician information for Hot Burrito #2 will be added when the source album is identified.

Related releases

Six Days On The Road is taken from;

  • Cabin Fever, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1985, Relix 2008
Two Triple Cheese, Side Order of Fries is taken from;
  • Aces High, Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen, 1990, Relix 2041
Beat It On Down The Line, Turn on Your Love Light and This Land Is Your Land are taken from; Truckin' is taken from; Truck Drivin' Man is taken from; Midnight Shift is taken from;
  • Lost in Space, Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen, 1993, Relix 2061
The Wheel is taken from; White Line Fever is taken from;
  • Sin City, Flying Burrito Brothers, 1992, Relix 2052
Hot Rod Lincoln is taken from; The source of Hot Burrito #2 is not yet known.


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