Dave Dudley

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Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Spencer, WI
Death Date
Dec 12, 2002 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Spencer, WI
Death Date
Dec 12, 2002 (74)

About

Musician who pioneered the country truck-driving music genre with his 1963 hit, "Six Days on the Road." He also recorded tracks including "Vietnam Blues" and "Me and ol' C.B."

Before Fame

He grew up with aspirations of professional baseball but after an arm injury ended that dream, he went to work as a disc jockey at a local radio station.

Trivia

His big hit "Six Days on the Road" went to #2 on the Billboard country charts, crossing over into the top forty.

Family Life

He was born David Darwin Pedruska in Spencer, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Steve Earle was one of the many artists who covered his song "Six Days on the Road."