Dave Dudley (May 3, 1928 - December 22, 2003) was a country music singer. Born David Darwin Pedriska, he is best known for his truck-driving country anthems of the 1960s and '70s.
Dave Dudley is best-known for his trucker songs including "Six Days on the Road" and "Truck Drivin' Son-of-a-Gun". His duet with Tom T. Hall called "Day Drinking" demonstrated that he was not limited to trucking songs. He is one of the best-known singers of the truck-driving era in country music and was one of the icons in this category.