Country Dave Harmonson
Country singer, guitarist, pedal steel player and solo entertainer since the days when the Dead Sea was just starting to feel sick. Classic country delivered by a dedicated lover of the style.
Country Dave Harmonson has been singing and playing Country music since the early 1970's. Born in Texas to a Southern Baptist preacher and school teacher Mother, moved to the Northwest, and went to school in Oregon and eventually to the Seattle area, where he still resides. As a teenager Dave took an interest in the guitar, learning folk songs and popular tunes from the 60's. In his late teens He started to hear and meet other musicians and get into Bluegrass and Country Picking. Shortly there after Dave became one of the premiere Country lead players in the Seattle area, playing lead guitar for Northwest Travelling band "Lance Romance", and later for "Stampede Pass", a band Dave would play guitar and steel with from 1. He always kept his interest in acoustic and electric styles of playing, broadening his skills in finger picking and flat picking on acoustic and hot chicken picking, swing, and blues on the electric. All this while playing pedal steel and dobro. He has played as a session player for countless artists, and been hired as a side man for many top performers, guitar, steel, and dobro. Dave likes to listen to all kinds of music, but his favorite is straight-up Country.