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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

    Electric Blues

    Electric Blues
    2 songs

    Modern Blues

    Modern Blues
    2 songs

    Classic Blues Rock

    Classic Blues Rock
    1 song

    Americana

    3 songs

Albums by
Derek Trucks

Top Songs by
Derek Trucks

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

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