From: OR, United States
Genre: Country, Southern Rock, Progressive Country
Tom Lang was born in Belton, TX. and raised on a central Texas farm until he was sixteen years of age. His family moved out west and Tom began to develop his singing. He was a long haul truck driver and part-time musician for nearly twenty years. He traveled the I-5 corridor and became known as "The Singing Truck Driver", Tom has a heart for country music and understands the language of the truck drivers. "Roll Freightliner" was written by Tom Lang because of his experience in trucking. the song mentions the "grapevine" which is known to the truckers as a long steep hill on Interstate 5 near Los Angeles. There is a 35mph speed posted for trucks which is strictly enforced. Tom credits much of his music inspiration to his father. Tom's song was included in the June Issue of Super Driver Audio Cassette Magazine alongside Charlie Pride. Also Overdrive Magazine published an interview with Tom which appeared in the October Issue. Tom has had the privilege of performing with such stars as Bob Looman and Steve Warner. He has preformed in many clubs throughout the United States. Wherever he's performed, Tom has met with a warm welcome from his audiences who respond enthusiastically to his relaxed personality and warm baritone voice. He has never left an audience unhappy with his performance. Tom has gotten the chance to meet artists in their young years such as, Terri Clark who is now an MCA Recording Artist. Tom has opened shows for Steve Wariner and Bob Luman.
Tom's music is being aired world wide and has had seven songs on the independant charts in Europe. Marica at xm radio, truckers ch 171 will be doing an interview with Tom in the month of April 2008. Tom's music is also being aired on rigrocker show, on Sirius radio ch 63. If You get a chance to stop in and catch one of Tom's driver appreciation shows you won't be disappointed, as they are always full of fun and laughter.