Dave Dudley

    Dave Dudley

    • Dave Dudley
    Dave Dudley

    Dave Dudley

    • Dave Dudley

    Dave Dudley

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    Six Days on the Road (Re-Recording)Dave Dudley
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    Gimme Me 40 Acres (To Turn this Rig Around)Dave Dudley
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    Truck Drivin' Son-of-a-Gun (Re-Recording)Dave Dudley
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    East Bound and DownDave Dudley
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    The Pool SharkDave Dudley

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        Dave Dudley (born David Darwin Pedruska, May 3, 1928, Spencer, WI) is the father of truck driving country music. With his 1963 song "Six Days on the Road," he founded a new genre of country music -- a variation of honky tonk and rock-inflected country that concentrated lyrically on the lifestyles of truck drivers. Dudley had a string of Top 15 singles that ran through the '60s, while he continued to have Top 40 hits well into the '70s, establishing himself as one of the most pop... Read more

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