Sirius Satellite Radio has named music legend Charlie
Daniels to be the voice of Road Dog Trucking.
Road Dog Trucking, Sirius Channel 147, is a 24-hour channel
geared toward professional drivers and is devoted entirely to the trucking
culture. It features news, information, entertainment, music and original talk
Daniels’ classic driving song “Road Dogs” will be the
official theme song of the channel, and Daniels will make personal appearances
throughout the year at various trucking industry events. He appeared April 24
as the first guest on the debut Sirius broadcast of his longtime friend Carl P.
Mayfield’s program, “Carl P. Mayfield and the P-Team featuring Bubba Skynyrd.”
“Carl P. and me go way back and have made some wonderful
memories together. It’s gonna be a hoot to share a microphone with him and talk
to our truck driving buddies across America,” Daniels said.
“Carl P. Mayfield & the P-Team” will air weekdays in the
evening drive time slot from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT. Mayfield is a Nashville broadcasting legend who has been a fixture on the radio, on WKDF and WSIX, for
more than 25 years.
Another new show on the channel, “Hammerdown Radio with DJ
RigRocker,” also launched on April 24 and airs weekdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
The show is a two-hour block of road music, presented by Road Dog Trucking
program director Jeremy Tepper, aka DJ RigRocker.