“Big Mack Truck”: A Heartfelt Ode to Trucking by PopSkull Rebels

“Big Mack Truck”: A Heartfelt Ode to Trucking by PopSkull Rebels

Written By: Paul Chandler

Kansas City-based band PopSkull Rebels, founded in 2014, has once again struck a Rockabilly chord with their latest song “Big Mack Truck.” Frontman Doyle, the creative force behind the track, shares that the song is a tribute to the love and mystique of the trucking world. What started as vision for the love of trucking resulted in a Rockabilly Anthem.

Drawing inspiration from classic movies like “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Convoy,” Doyle found himself captivated by the allure of the open road and the adventure of trucking culture. These cinematic experiences ignited his creativity, eventually leading him to pen the heartfelt lyrics of “Big Mack Truck.” The song exudes a sense of freedom, camaraderie, and nostalgia that echoes the sentiments of those iconic films.

The recording process for “Big Mack Truck” was a collaborative effort that took place at Weights and Measures, with the talented Duane Trower engineering the session. This creative space provided the perfect atmosphere for the band to translate their passion and energy into the music.

PopSkull Rebels is a band with a unique blend of talents, each member contributing their distinct style to the final product. The lineup consists of:

  • KA. Browning: Vocals and rhythm guitar
  • Cory Corbino: Bass
  • Brian Sifton: Drums
  • Dana CatWag: Lot zizzard (unconventional role)
  • Dana CatWag (now): Fiddle player, adding a new layer of musical richness

The inclusion of Dana CatWag on the fiddle adds an exciting twist to the band’s sound, enhancing their sonic palette and allowing them to explore new dimensions in their music.

“Big Mack Truck” is more than just a song; it’s a heartfelt homage to the trucking world, fueled by a love for adventure, freedom, and the open road. With their signature blend of musical prowess and creative synergy, PopSkull Rebels have once again crafted a piece of art that resonates deeply with their audience, capturing the spirit of exploration and the joy of shared experiences. As their musical journey continues.