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Dave Alvin

Born: Jan 1, 1955 in Downey, CA
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock, Folk
Biography: Dave Alvin helped to kick-start the American roots rock scene in the early '80s with the band the Blasters, and has since gone on to a career as a solo performer, songwriter, producer, and sideman that's been as well respected as it is eclectic. Born in Downey, California in 1955, Alvin was raised by ...Read full biography
Blackjack David
Released: 1998
Label: Hightone Records
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Dave Alvin earned his crown as "the King of California" the hard way. A fourth-generation Californian, Alvin worked his way through various incarnations in order to arrive at this point. A longstanding ...Read full review
Public Domain: Songs From The Wild Land
Released: 2000
Label: Hightone Records
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Drawing from the mother lode of traditional songs in the public domain, songwriter Dave Alvin brings an authentic voice and extraordinary understanding to his chosen tracks. Familiar songs from the folk ...Read full review
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