Owner-operator Taylor Barker wins 2019 Trucker Talent Search
“Taylor Barker, a tank-hauling owner-operator out of Kingsport, Tennessee, won the 2019 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search contest after a live finale held Friday, Aug. 23 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.” -According to the article in overdriveonline.com and its author James Jaillet
Barker, who leases his 2010 Peterbilt 386 to Heniff Transport, played the Zane Williams song “While I Was Away,” about a father who stays gone from home and returns to see his son more grown than when he left. In winning the contest, Barker will receive a free recording session in Nashville, Tennessee. He’ll also be featured in the October issue of Overdrive.- Jailet also wrote in his article.
“I’m blown away,” Barker said after the contest concluded. And in a nod to his the other two contest finalists, Ken Freeman and Jason Henley: “How do you compete against these guys?”
Read the full story HERE
Source and credits: overdriveonline.com / James Jaillet and Mario Pawlowski / iTrucker
You can see live video of the contest’s finale at this link, or at the bottom of this post.
The 2019 Trucker Talent Search sing-off finale is happening now at #GATS!
Gepostet von Overdrive Magazine am Freitag, 23. August 2019