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    Posted March 6, 2014 by
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    Singing trucker is taking internet by storm

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     firedude52 stumbled on Brad James's Facebook page and became a fan after hearing his renditions of popular country songs. James's Facebook page says that he has been a truck driver for over 20 years, and he records his songs while living life on the road. Brad James told us, "I am of course lip-synching to music that I have already pre-recorded. That is what the video is. I do all of my audio recording while the truck is stopped, and I am on my break. I have choosen to use a sound activated, windshield mounted video recording device to do the video part. This means that I never have to touch the camera. It automatically begins and ends. I have always taken the greatest care to ensure not only my safety, but the safety of the motorists around me."
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    Over The Road truck driver Brad James is living his dream on the road with his traveling recording studio as he puts it. His latest hit "Detention" is rapidly capturing the internet by storm! He is amassing followers every day. A man with a dream and a voice to match Brad is singing his way into hearts of thousands as he makes his way across the country. In talking with Brad he usualy records his video's/songs during his mandatory "10 hour" time off the road, usually at truck stops. As a dedicated family man even manages to help his 8 year old with home work from the road!

     

    Nearly 80,000 people and climbing are talking about this singing trucker and following his daily travels and songs. His new song "Detention" has become an instant hit among truckers of America as well as Country Music lovers everywhere. His "Detention" video has made it to 2.5 MILLION people's Facebook pages. Yes 2.5 Million! Brad has recently been contacted by a Nashville talent scout for an independent recording studio and Rand The Man & Donna O'Neill will feature a full hour of his music along with an interview on their radio show on Saturday night (3-8-14) at 10pm Central. He will also be the Special Guest performing on the Truckers Gone Wild Cruise 2015. Check out Brads latest hit "Detention" and his exploding Facebook page at...

     

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