RECORDINGS

CD and DVD - 'HARDRIVE BLUEGRASS BAND LIVE AT GUILDFORD'   

recorded 26th Feb 2011

Featuring the late Justin Price-Rees on fiddle, RIP.


CD - 'DRIVEN'

Recorded January 2000

Peter Sweatman - guitar & vocals, Nick Dear - fiddle, mandolin & vocals,  Mick Harrison - 5 string banjo, Lachlan Dear - Double bass.

1. How Mountain Girls Can Love(Stanley Bros) 2. It's Raining , Raining, Raining Here This Morning (Grandpa Jones) 3. Easter Monday Mine (Nick Dear) 4.Toy Heart (Bill Monroe) 5. New Moon Rising (Peter Sweatman) 6. Blackjack (JD Crowe & Doyle Lawson) 7. Kentucky Girl (Charlie Moore) 8. My Walking Shoes (Jimmy Martin & Paul Williams) 9. Rosine Waltz (Nick Dear) 10.Say Old Man (Nick Dear) 11.Nine Pound Hammer (Merle Travis) 12. Crying Heart Blues (Anglin- Wright) 13.Cranking Frank (Nick Dear) 14. Standing on the Mountain (Alton Delmore)

CD - 'HENRY LAWSON'S BLUES'  

Recorded February 2002

Peter Sweatman - guitar & vocals, Nick Dear -  mandolin & vocals,  Mick Harrison - 5 string banjo, Lachlan Dear - Double bass, Lachlan Davidson - fiddle

1. Henry Lawson's Blues (Nick Dear) 2. Thru Train to Bluesville (N. Dear, P.Sweatman, S. Kelley, J. Taylor) 3.The Great Divide (Nick Dear)  4. Here today and Gone Tomorrow (Louvin Bros) 5. Hillhanger Breakdown (M. Harrison, P.Sweatman, N.Dear) 6. Untill Tomorrow (P.Sweatman)  7. Blue Heeler (Nick Dear) 8. Away on a Mountain (P.Sweatman) 9. Janet's Waltz ( Nick Dear) 10. Fade to Black (P.Sweatman) 11.Crossing the Daintree (P.Sweatman) 12. Whose Red Wagon (Jiffy Fowler) 13. My Stolen Heart  (Nick Dear, S.Kelley)14. Victorian Stomp (Nick Dear) 15. Do it Right (P.Sweatman)

CD -  'LIVE IN SYDNEY'

Recorded July 2003

Peter Sweatman - guitar & vocals, Nick Dear - fiddle, mandolin & vocals,  Mick Harrison - 5 string banjo, Lachlan Dear - Double bass

1. Train 45 (Trad) 2. Southern Moon (Ray Tripton, John Sullivan) 3. Georgia Stomp (David McLaughlin) 4. Bluegrass Breakdown (Bill Monroe) 5. Kentucky Girl (Charlie Moore) 6. Daybreak in Dixie (Bill Napier) 7. John Henry/Memories That We Shared (Dudley Connell) 8. Weary Blues (Hank Williams) 9. Leavin' (Jack Tottle) 10. The Great Divide (Nick Dear) 11. My Walking Shoes (Jimmy Martin, Paul Williams) 12. Until Tomorrow (P.Sweatman) 13. Hillhanger Breakdown (M. Harrison, P.Sweatman, N.Dear) 14. Winsboro Cotton Mill Blues (Pete Seeger) 15. Bluegrass Special (Bill Monroe) 16. I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail (Davis Taylor)

CD -  'LIGHTNING' 

Recorded January 2005

Chris Jacobs - guitar & vocals, Nick Dear - fiddle, mandolin & vocals,  Mick Harrison - 5 string banjo, Lachlan Dear - Double bass

1. Lightning (Nick Dear) 2. Mighty Dark To Travel (Bill Monroe Arr. Hardrive) 3. Springtime (Nick Dear) 4. Don't Call My Name (Herbert Campbell Arr. Hardrive) 5. Old Priory Breakdown (Nick Dear) 6. How Long Blues (Trad. Arr. Hardrive) 7. Goodnight The Lord's Coming (Trad. Arr. Hardrive) 8. Lonesome, Desperate, Miserable & Sad (Nick Dear, Mick Harrison) 9.Tall Poppy Cutdown ( Nick Dear , Lachlan Dear) 10. Are You Waiting Just For Me (Earnest Tubb, Arr. Hardrive) 11.Yarra Junction Waltz (Nick Dear, Oliver Dear, Mick Harrison, Chris Jacobs) 12. Tell Me My Lying Eyes Are Wrong (Jaymore, Arr.Hardrive) 13. I Am Weary (Pete Kuykendall Arr.Hardrive) 14. Tennessee Blues (Bill Monroe Arr. Hardrive) 15. Only A Few (David Mohan, Adam Music) 16. Man Of Constant Sorrow(Trad. Arr. Hardrive)