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THE PRICE OF HAY by Dave Reader 2020

Produced by Ben Crane at Jinglebob Music Studio

All songs written by Dave Reader

The Price of Hay, Dave Reader's third album, is in part a reflection on today's less than positive economic situation and the resulting effect it has had on everyday working folk.  It is also a wistful look back on a past that once promised so much but in many cases has failed to deliver.  This album features stellar guest  performances by Nashville's Jeff Taylor (The Time Jumpers),  Sam Levine, Bruce Hoffman (Mel Tillis) and Russell Broom (Jann Arden) among others.

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REDNECKS RAILROADS AND RUST by Dave Reader 2017

Produced by Ben Crane at Jinglebob Music Studio

All songs written by Dave Reader

This 12 song offering showcases a definite shift towards a more traditional country sound while still featuring a pleasing mix of folk, blues and roots rock influences.  With guest appearances by guitar heavyweight Redd Volkaert (Merle Haggard), Nashvilles Steve Patrick, Clay Hess and Mel Tillis alumnus Bruce Hoffman, this record packs a punch.  

ROADS by Dave Reader 2010

Produced by Juno award winner Danny Patton at Airwaves Recording Studio.

All songs written by Dave Reader

Roads is a full length collection, featuring an eclectic mix of folk, roots rock and alt. country songs about bikers, broken hearts and blue collar working Joes.  Solid songwriting and expert musicianship provide the backdrop for Reader's raw, gravel edged vocals, which seem to evoke the dusty, pain drenched soul of one who has lived every word.  Guest appearances by The Road Hammers Chris Byrne,  L.A. session drummer John Ferraro and guitarist extraordinaire Steve Pineo.