This stays just one of my favorites from trucker Paul Marhoefer, primarily based in Muncie, Ind., and earning more of a identify for himself for his mostly acoustic people and blues tunes because participation in Overdrive‘s Trucker Talent Research a few many years again. Considerably of his music channels his extensive historical past as an owner-operator — the two favourable and detrimental aspects of that legacy — and this one’s no exception.
His “Odious Loss of life of the Cracker King” tells the tale of a fictional character in the title, which Marhoefer describes as a little something of a composite of two adult males he’d recognized extensive back, the “sons of outlaw bull haulers” the two, furthermore a minimal of that mythic dirge treatment method Marhoefer’s a master of.
The movie treatment method he pulled alongside one another with Tex Crowley’s enable and stills from his personal hauling previous and that of relatives and mates. It landed Dec. 24, 2017, a 7 days immediately after the ELD mandate dropped. Catch the vid earlier mentioned and the keep track of at the head of our “Music to Truck By” playlist of superior driving audio and more from the selection of trucker-songwriters we’ve lined in many years previous.
Obtain more from Marhoefer down the line in the playlist immediately after the keep track of: