(Also be sure to check out David's recent solo record - "Crossroads Grocery" @ www.cdbaby.com/cd/dgd which is currently getting International attention and airplay with three European Hot Disc Top 25 Tracks)
David Dyer has been entertaining Southeasterners with his songwriting, singing, playing and story-telling for over 20 years. While his natural playing style is bluegrass-dusted rockabilly-blues (described by a local music critic as "Hank Sr. meets Chris Isak"), he is a versatile singer-songwriter who works in a variety of musical genres.
Dyer recently received international recognition by placing four songs in the top 1.5% overall in three different categories in the prestigious 2004 Billboard International Song Contest.
Dyer, 43, spent his formative years in the South Carolina Lowcountry and began writing and playing in his early teens. Over the years he has played with a variety of bluegrass, country & rock bands and currently performs both as a solo artist and with his Raleigh, NC based group, David Dyer & the Crooked Smile Band. He and Cheryl, his wife of sixteen years, enjoy two girls, Cammie, 10, and Ella, 4.
Major influences include Hank Sr., Elvis, Bill Monroe, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jerry Garcia, John Lennon and various groups from the British invasion.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Throw Down
2. Baby Don't Let Me Play No Mo'
3. That's Alright Mama
4. High & Dry
5. Don't Hit Me When I'm Down
6. Hard Chargin' Man
7. It's All Over Now
8. Shady Little Lady