Brother Dave Gardner
David Gardner (June 11, 1926 - September 22, 1983), known as Brother Dave Gardner, was a U.S. comedian and singer. A Tennessee native, Gardner studied drumming beginning at age 13. After a one-semester term as a Southern Baptist ministerial student at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, he began a musical career as a drummer and occasional vocalist. After a pair of 'demo' singles for Decca Records around 1956, he had a 1958 Top-20 hit on OJ Records with "White Silver Sands."