b. 11 June 1926, Jackson, Tennessee, USA. Vocalist GÇÿBrotherGÇÖ Dave Gardner first hit the US charts in 1957 with a rendition of GÇÿWhite Silver SandsGÇÖ, which climbed into the Top 30. He achieved no UK success; in fact the only single released was GÇÿHop Along RockGÇÖ on Brunswick Records in 1958. From 1960-63 he charted in with four comedy albums under the name GÇÿBrother DaveGÇÖ, includingRejoice, Dear Hearts! andKick Thy Own Self, which both made the US Top 5 in 1960.