Friday, February 20, 2009

Viva la Vinyl: Whiskeytown's Theme For A Trucker

After setting up and installing my USB record player, the first piece of vinyl I reached for was probably my rarest and most prized piece.

Whiskeytown's Theme For A Trucker Double 7" was released in April of 1997. Personnel included - of course - Ryan and Caitlin, as well as Phil Wandscher, Steve Terry, Bill Ladd, and Chris Stamey. The 7" is comprised of 3 songs that would later see album releases in some form but begins with an otherwise unreleased title-track. A remastered version of each one of these tunes was released with the Deluxe Edition of Stranger's Almanac but just remember that these come straight off an original vinyl pressing - to your ears. The pops and scratches are authentic and provide an unmistakable ambiance. Enjoy.

Theme For A Trucker ~ Vinyl Rip
1. Theme For A Trucker
2. My Heart Is Broken
3. Houses On The Hill
4. The Strip (Dancing With The Women At The Bar


  1. thank you thank you thank you
    much appreciated.
    have a kickass weekend!

  2. Thanks! Great reason to get a usb turntable.

  3. Thanks Payton, great set of tracks

  4. Jackpot. Thank you so much!

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  6. Whiskeytown? I don't even know who the hell they are! Well, I guess I can't live with the curiosity, so I'll start researching some info and possibly a couple of albums. thank you for sharing!

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