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Dave and Vera-Mae

David A. Fredrickson

(1927 – 2012)

“This CD is what songs were left over after having professionals putting together “Four Cords.” … Some of these I had rejected, but recently decided that they were – all of them – samples of my singing, etc.


Tough Love & Hopes (2007)

Compiled by Peter Banks, et al.

Red River Valley 4:23
Granny's Old Arm Chair 4:45
Footprints in the Snow 3:40
Put My Little Shoes Away 2:52
Storms Are on the Ocean 2:59
Treasure Untold 1:21
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain 2:31
Last Letter 2:26
Have I Stayed Away Too Long 1:50
Nine Hundred Miles 2:23
No Vacancy 2:41
When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again 2:53
Fraulein 1:59
My Dixie Darling 1:47
Each Minute Seems a Million Years 2:19
May You Never Be Alone Like Me 2:15
Makes No Difference Now 2:13
Philadelphia Lawyer 2:43
The New Sheriff 3:14
Walking the Floor Over You 2:30
Night Time Friend 2:33
When the World Has Turned You Down 2:47
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You 3:48
Wedding Bells Are Ringing in the Chapel 3:02


Songs of the West sung by Dave Fredrickson (1961)

Smithwonian Folkways

Album Cover and Liner notes courtesy of Larry Felton – 2.2 MB PDF
Listen to Songs of the West at Dave's web page

Lyrics to “Farewell Fair Ladies” (Songs of the West – 44 KB PDF)

“One of Davie's favorites and one that he recorded” (Will Spires 2013).

You can find more of Dave's music at his web page

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