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Derek Trucks

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Blues/blues-rock guitarist Derek Trucks is the nephew of longtime Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks. He displays a command of slide guitar styles running the gamut from blues to classic R&B and early rock & roll to classic jazz. Although blues players like Buddy Guy, Elmore James, and Duane Allman have been a strong influence on Trucks' slide guitar playing, so have pre-'70s jazz players like John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, and Sun Ra. Trucks began playing guitar when he was nine, and shared stages and sat in with the likes of Buddy Guy and the Allman Brothers Band by the time he was 12. Trucks began his professional career playing with blues bands around his native Jacksonville, Florida, and formed his own group in high school. Before the age of 20, Trucks had shared stages and jammed with Bob Dylan, Joe Walsh, and Stephen Stills. The Derek Trucks Band, with members ranging in age from their twenties to their forties, released their self-titled debut album in 1997 on Landslide Records. Out of the Madness followed in late 1998. After the turn of the millennium, they released Joyful Noise (2002), Soul Serenade (2003), Live at Georgia Theatre (2004), and Songlines (2006). Already Free appeared from RCA in 2009. On June 22, 2010, the Derek Trucks Band released Roadsongs, which was recorded live in Chicago during the 2009 Already Free world tour. In addition to the album, Trucks and wife and guitar-slinging partner Susan Tedeschi formed a touring band, and appeared together on Herbie Hancock's The Imagine Project album, singing the Matthew Moore classic "Space Captain." The Hancock recording was issued on the same day as Roadsongs. The pair's group, the Tedeschi-Trucks Band, was an 11-piece soul-blues ensemble also included Oteil and Kofi Burbridge, on bass and keyboards, respectively, and drummers J.J. Johnson and Tyler Greenwell. The unit signed to Sony and released their debut album Revelator on its Masterworks imprint in June of 2011. ~ Richard Skelly
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Stations Featuring
Derek Trucks

    Jam Bands

    Jam Bands
    20 songs

    Modern Blues

    Modern Blues
    2 songs

    Electric Blues

    Electric Blues
    2 songs

    Classic Blues Rock

    Classic Blues Rock
    1 song

    Americana

    3 songs

Albums by
Derek Trucks

Top Songs by
Derek Trucks

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    Popularity
  2.   Down in the Flood by The Derek Trucks Band
  3.   Get What You Deserve by The Derek Trucks Band
  4.   Crow Jane by The Derek Trucks Band
  5.   Joyful Noise by The Derek Trucks Band
  6.   Don't Miss Me by The Derek Trucks Band
  7.   Revolution by The Derek Trucks Band
  8.   So Close, So Far Away by The Derek Trucks Band
  9.   Gonna Move by The Derek Trucks Band
  10.   I Know by The Derek Trucks Band
  11.   Kam-Ma-Lay by The Derek Trucks Band
  12.   Volunteered Slavery by The Derek Trucks Band
  13.   Days Is Almost Gone by The Derek Trucks Band
  14.   Down Don't Bother Me by The Derek Trucks Band
  15.   Leaving Trunk by The Derek Trucks Band
  16.   Already Free by The Derek Trucks Band
  17.   Sahib Teri Bandi/Maki Madni by The Derek Trucks Band
  18.   Feel So Bad by The Derek Trucks Band
  19.   I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free) by The Derek Trucks Band
  20.   Angola by The Derek Trucks Band
  21.   For My Brother by The Derek Trucks Band
  22.   Sonido Alegre by The Derek Trucks Band
  23.   Freddie's Dead by The Derek Trucks Band
  24.   Preachin' Blues by The Derek Trucks Band
  25.   Spillway
  26.   Lookout 31 by The Derek Trucks Band
  27.   Sarod
  28.   Anyday by The Derek Trucks Band
  29.   All I Do by The Derek Trucks Band
  30.   I'd Rather Be Blind, Crippled and Crazy by The Derek Trucks Band
  31.   Chevrolet by The Derek Trucks Band
  32.   I'll Find My Way by The Derek Trucks Band
  33.   Frisell by The Derek Trucks Band
  34.   Forty-Four
  35.   Egg 15
  36.   Younk Funk
  37.   Oto
  38.   Maybe Your Baby
  39.   Key to the Highway by The Derek Trucks Band
  40.   This Sky by The Derek Trucks Band
  41.   Sailing On by The Derek Trucks Band
  42.   Afro Blue by The Derek Trucks Band
  43.   Every Good Boy by The Derek Trucks Band
  44.   Evil Clown
  45.   So What
  46.   Naima
  47.   Out of Madness
  48.   Deltaraga
  49.   Ain't That Lovin' You
  50.   Death Letter
  51.   Alright
  52.   Kickin' Back
  53.   Mahjoun by The Derek Trucks Band
  54.   D Minor Blues
  55.   Pleasant Gardens
  56.   Rastaman Chant by The Derek Trucks Band
  57.   Get Out My Life Woman/Who Knows by The Derek Trucks Band
  58.   #6 Dance
  59.   555 Lake
  60.   Mr. P.C.
  61.   Elvin by The Derek Trucks Band
  62.   Footprints
  63.   Look-Ka Py Py
  64.   Mahjoun/Greensleeves

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