Dave McEathron

Dave McEathron

BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

McEathron takes inspiration from the poetic lyrics of Townes Van Zandt, Gordon Lightfoot's style of finger playing, the vivid characterization of Bruce Springsteen’s blue-collar politics, and the psych-folk rock melting pot of Gram Parsons.

Biography


Maybe music is the reason the Grimm Reaper has passed Dave McEathron by. Maybe he is a fan of original Canadian roots rock and folk. Maybe McEathron’s craft has bought him a free pass so he can continue to challenge, charm and entertain his audiences. The last year has found this Peterborough native sharing the stage with such respected acts as Rick Fines, Kim Beggs, The SunParlour Players, The Shovels and David Celia in support of McEathron’s second solo effort “Passers by, Passers Through” .It was also a year where McEathron branched out to lend his writing talents to the score of the Fringe festival hit play “Reeser”. and to provide a musical background to the works of Brick Books poet David Seymour. His co-writing efforts can be heard on upcoming releases by The Chris Staig Band and TheWarped 45s debut E.P. ”Turners Alley.” currently being recorded at Green Door studios with Juno award winner John Critchley.He is a member of Both the OCFF and SAC
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Lyrics

Passers by, Passers Through

Written By: Dave Mceathron

Passers by, Passers Through

Passers by, passers through
See you never, see you soon
Conjurors and concubines
Who have laid their magic hands in mine

Letters on, and letters go
Letters sent to let her know
Passers by, and passers through
Out of the many, one of the few

Passers by, and passers through
See you never, see you soon
Conjurors and concubines
Who have laid their magic hands in mine

Lay your magic hands in mine.
Lay your magic hands in mine

Wild Languages

Written By: Dave Mceathron

Wild Languages

Wake me,
Or I’ll sleep through the sunrise.
Wake me,
Early or I’ll have you up late

Again chasing rumours and all of our secrets
Betraying confidences
I’ll trust you to keep

wild languages,
Wild languages
Are all that we hear
Are all that we’ll speak

Wake me,
It’s time to get our feet dirty.
Wake me,
To applause from clapping hand trees

I want some more,
Another encore
To add to this new
Vocabulary

Wild languages
Wild languages
Are all that we’ll hear,
Are all that we’ll speak

Put a little buzz in my ear
You put a little buzz in my ear

Kiss me down Autumn girl
Kiss me down Autumn girl
(repeat)

Surround Me

Written By: Dave Mceathron

Surround Me

I’m a screen
The light reflecting its image on me.
In this movie
The director’s hand is unseen

The volumes up,
The reels they roll,
You’re the lead and the soundtrack,
Something I’ve never heard before

Surrounds, surrounds
Surrounds me.
Surround, surround
Surround me

Cinders and sparks
We watch the night burn away
In the dark
The wind like breaking waves

Keep an eye on the sky
For northeast charters, relay towers ,
UFO’s and satellites

Surround, surround
Surround me
Surround, surround
Surround me

Like the night,
The sparks and fire.
Like the dark
And the sound

Chorus x 2

Raw and Unrehearsed

Written By: Dave Mceathron

Raw and Unrehearsed

Well you live in the core
Or you live in a car
Or you hear about it second hand

You’re dog-tagging my toe with a contact low
And I’ve had as much as I can stand

Gonna find some open space
And raise free-range rainbows
Sit back and watch ‘em grow

Oh there’s plenty of room for a friend or two
And it promises to be quite a show

Well the best of friends make lousy liars
And you’re the worst liar I have met.
Getting positively no reinforcement
But I’m not throwing in the towel yet.

In the time I have left
In the time I have left behind
I hope I can love
And have loved you well
And can be so loved in kind

I’m not searching for a halo and wings
Driving dusty gravel roads
Made for ghost towns

Find your faith in old acquaintance
New meaning in old sad song
Dusk through a West-facing window,
A quiet calm coming on

And the harbingers and omens
Indicate that we’re over the worst
And the doors are open to a change in season
And we’re raw and unrehearsed

Raw and unrehearsed
Raw, raw and unrehearsed…

Discography

Dave White & The Stone Farmers
Dave McEathron - Passers By & Passers Through

Set List

Dave can perform up to 3 - 45min sets. Originals or a mix of originals and unique covers.