An accomplished veteran of the Pittsburgh, Midwest and East Coast music scenes since 1965, Dave counts The Beatles as his primary influence.
"Foolish Heart," Dave's debut EP, has produced four No. 1 single since its release in September 2019. Dave's latest single, "Oh Woman, Don't You Cry,"
debuted at #1 on Radio VGR in the UK three days after its release in December 2019. It quickly snagged the top spot on two more UK indie radio stations
and as of March 2020 remained on the Radio Indie Alliance Top 40. Dave also came in 25th from more than 400 artists nominated for the Radio TFSC (Germany)
"Artist of the Year 2019" chart. Dave's debut single, "Mid-Century Man" has occupied a spot in the ZTR.FM (Fort worth, Texas) Top 10 listener requests
since Memorial Day 2019. The songs on "Foolish Heart" are an eclectic mix of styles reflecting the varied influences Dave listened to while growing
up in the Sixties as well as the influences of world music, reggae, prog rock, psychedelia, Phil Spector, Brian Wilson, Peter Gabriel and many others.
Recorded in Pittsburgh, PA, "Foolish Heart" was produced and engineered by multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Buddy Hall. The title song
features outstanding guitar work by Steve Dudas, who played with Ringo Starr and The Roundheads for more than a decade and continues to record and write
with the former Beatle. Dave views "Foolish Heart" and his upcoming full CD as vehicles to spread a positive message about the power of love in today's
world. The songs have the unifying theme of love -- as Dave sings in "Mid-Century Man" -- "an emotion we don't have enough of." Says Dave, "It's all
in there: first love; love lost; love squandered; love regained; stupid love; funny love; love unrequited; love that makes you want to scream from the
rooftops. Love that makes you kick furniture. I mean ... doesn't everyone? "John Lennon said it best in 1968: 'All you need is love.'
I still believe it."
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