Truck Driver's Sweetheart

by Kitty Wells

Ellen Muriel Deason (August 30, 1919 – July 16, 2012), known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American country music singer. Her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts, and turned her into the firs…




Here at the truck stop earning my pay waiting on truck drivers both night and day
I can't complain they treat me fine
Meet them by the thousands the pleasure's all mine
Truck driver's sweetheart I'm proud of the name
Being their friend that's my claim to fame
Cheering them up when their spirit is low quarter for the jukebox coffee for the road

Truck drivers everywhere some send out to me
Like Dick from Chicago Al from Tennessee
Garry from Charlotte from Cleveland handsome Ted
Jack's home is Kansas City and there's Fresno Red
Truck driver's sweetheart
Quarter for the jukebox and coffee for the road

Written by: JIM ANGLIN

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