Posts Tagged ‘Red Simpson’

Highway Patrol

January 30, 2016

“Highway Patrol,” written by Red Simpson, performed by Junior Brown in 1993. Video directed by Roger Pistole. That strat/steel “Guit-Steel” guitar was designed by Mr. Brown and Michael Stevens.


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Red Simpson, 1934 — 2016

January 19, 2016

Red Simpson, 1934 -- 2016

Singer, musician, and songwriter Red Simpson died earlier this month. His songs helped define country music’s Bakersfield Sound, and his truck driving songs formed the soundtrack of midcentury American highways.