Harvey Reid

Harvey Reid is a musician living in York, Maine. He won the 1981 National Fingerpicking Guitar Competition and the 1982 International Autoharp competition. In 1996, Acoustic Guitar magazine listed Harvey's album Steel Drivin' Man as one of the top ten essential folk albums/CDs of all time. He has 19 records available from Woodpecker Records.

Often referred to as a troubadour or minstrel singer as well as a folk singer, Harvey is considered a mastery of many musical instruments including the six and twelve string acoustic guitar, slide guitar (dobro), six string banjo, and autoharp.

Harvey Reid is married to Joyce Andersen, an accomplished fiddler who has appeared on several of Harvey's albums/CDs.

Famous quotes containing the word harvey:

    Called on one occasion to a homestead cabin whose occupant had been found frozen to death, Coroner Harvey opened the door, glanced in, and instantly pronounced his verdict, “Deader ‘n hell!”
    —For the State of Nebraska, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)