Dave Smalley

Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1980's-1990's
Instruments: 
Guitar, Vocals
Associated Artists: 

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Dave Smalley is an American musician, best known as the punk bands DYS, Dag Nasty, All and singer/guitarist with Down By Law. He is known for his influence on pop punk music and his early contributions to the emo genre. He also founded a side project called The Sharpshooters, whose music is influenced by mod revival bands such as The Jam. Smalley has also produced and appeared on Canadian punk band Penelope's second album, Face au silence du monde, recorded at Inner Ear Studio in Virginia.

He received a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a masters in political science from California State University Los Angeles. He resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia with his family, where he works as the op-ed editor of the town's newspaper, the Free Lance-Star. He previously worked as the youth editor for it!, a teen news supplement to the Free-Lance Star, and won several awards for that section.

Discography

Released: 1988