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Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine (July 17, 1918 — April 4, 1980) was a country music singer. He was associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives, but set to music. The most famous example of this is his 1976 number one hit "Teddy Bear". Born in 1918 in Charleston, West Virginia, he was taught how to play guitar by his mother. His first venture into music was with his childhood friend Johnnie Bailes, with whom he performed as "Smiley and Red, the Singing Sailors" in the country music revue Jim Pike's Carolina Tar Heels on WWVA in Wheeling, West Virginia.
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- Phantom 309 - (3:29) - 419 plays
- LyricsI was on the outskirts of a little southern town
Trying to reach my destination before the sun went down
The old CB was blarin' away on Channel 1-9
When there came a little boy's voice on the radio line
And he said, "Breaker 1-9, is anyone there?
- Why Baby Why - Single Version - (2:32) - 83 plays
- Here It Is Christmas - (2:46) - 63 plays
- LyricsThe highways that wind and wander over mountain and valleys deserts and plains
I guess I've drove about all of 'em
Cause for the past 25 years now the cab of a truck has been my home
And it'd be kinda hard for me to settle down and not be on the go
Why I remember the first truck I drove
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- Why Baby Why - (2:32) - 74 plays
- Little Rosa - (3:02) - 88 plays
- Why, Baby, Why? - (2:31) - 67 plays
- Vietnam Deck of Cards - (3:44) - 23 plays