Red Sovine’s “Teddy Bear” Is One of The Saddest Country Songs of All Time

"Teddy Bear" was one of many truck-themed songs from Red Sovine, who earned the title "The King of Trucker Music." It was released during the height of the citizens' band radio craze in the mid-1970s as the title track to Sovine's album of the same name. The song, which is actually a recitation with instrumental backing, climbed to No. 1 in just five weeks and was Sovine's first after ten...
Arden Lambert
August 5, 2020