Hurricane Katrina devastation brought by wetlands development will effect water and wetlands for centuries. Profits from WATERSONGS and WATERWAYS CD is being pledged to the American Red Cross to be shared by all victims in Louisana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
People need dollars, like Wetlands need water and Mother Nature knows
best and survives last.
Crider's music is Eco-Bluegrass with re-hydrating acoustical and up-tempo inspiration that advocates awareness and protection from short sighted population growth and urbanized development.
Dale Crider --retired after 32 years with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, has served the state as a waterfowl biologist, environmental protector and educational specialist from which he has created and produced his green-advocacy songs in his wilderness cypress swamp Anhinga Roost Wildlife Sanctuary on a lakeshore in North Central Florida.
Songwriter performer and biologist --his science-artistry has convinced people of all ages that Florida wildlife habitats and the plants and animals dependent on their health should be saved through awareness, conservation education, protection and wilderness celebration. Dale has performed his natural resource efficiency songs in all but a few states and in Argentina, Paraguay, Canada, Australia, and Central America and in the Caribbean. He has performed on stage with notable performers Tom T. Hall, The Bellamy Brothers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sam Bush, Gamble Rogers, Tom Petty, Will McLean, Vassar Clemons, John Hartford and other folk, country and bluegrass artists. Dale has entertained governors and other policy makers from Tallahassee to Washington.
Interviewed by ABC's Ted Koppel --Crider has performed on various national broadcast and cable networks. His songs have been used in "The World of Audubon" TV specials, Turner Broadcast's "Wood stork Barometer of the Everglades" and various other documentaries on wetlands and rivers of Florida.
Living 42 years in a cypress swamp habitats sing through this troubadour of Florida wetlands, coastlines, rivers and wild treasure ecosystems. Dale Crider writes the songs from his own life experiences ...wildlife histories that make Florida unique.
This CD is a must for folks who know Florida or plan to visit.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Apalachicola Doin' Time Dale Crider
2. The One That Got Away Dale Crider
3. Belle of Ole Perdido Dale Crider
4. Choices Between Dale Crider
5. Eutrophic of Lake Okeechobee Dale Crider
6. The Last Live Photo Dale Crider
7. Loxahatchee Dale Crider
8. Mangrove Buccaneer Dale Crider
9. Mosquitos Lullabye Dale Crider
10. Natural Cycles Dale Crider
11. Oh Kissimmee River Dale Crider
12. Big Mouth Dale Crider
13. Sea Oats Dale Crider
14. Seine Gang of Cedar Key Dale Crider
15. Steinhatchee Style Dale Crider
16. Swamp is a Natural Systems Machine Dale Crider
17. Tic Tock Dale Crider
18. To Be WILD Dale Crider
19. Watersong Dale Crider
20. Wreckers Dale Crider
21. Dam of the Ocklawaha Dale Crider
22. Saint Johns Saving Time Dale Crider