Cannonball (1958– )

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The adventures of a pair of long-haul truck drivers as they haul cargo all over the US and Canada.

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Paul Birch ...
 Mike Malone (47 episodes, 1958-1959)
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 Jerry Austin (47 episodes, 1958-1959)
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The adventures of a pair of long-haul truck drivers as they haul cargo all over the US and Canada.

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(39 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Cannonball
Words and music by Merle Haggard
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Oh what a show that was.
8 May 2004 | by (Wrexham, North Wales) – See all my reviews

It was over 40 years ago but the theme was one that stuck in my mind. I can remember most of the words to the theme which went thus - Cannon b a a a l, Cannon b a a a l, In any kind of weather, On any kind of day, When the rig is ready, He'll be on his way, He'll carry any cargo, He'll go any where, Just name the destination and brother he'll be there, Cannon b a a a l, cannon b a a a l.

The show always went out late in the U.K. "about 10pm". It was usually the last programme before the little white dot appeared in the centre of the screen. I can remember my mum liked Jerry the co driver. I wish it was back on. If anyone gets hold of the theme I would love to hear it again. Thanks.


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