Articles tagged dave alvin

Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels.

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Dave Alvin, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Billy Boy Arnold, Joe Louis Walker: Live in Long Beach 1997

Dave Alvin leaves little doubt about his commitment to the blues.

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21 Jun 2011 // 10:00 PM

Dave Alvin: Eleven Eleven

Dave Alvin has just written and recorded the best damn Johnny Ace song one could ever imagine, "Johnny Ace Is Dead".

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Old Settler’s Music Festival: 18 April 2009 - Austin, TX

From bluegrass to the blues, the Old Settler’s Music Festival has been serving up Americana-style roots music since 1987.

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Dave Alvin: The Best of the Hightone Years

A roots rock icon gets the retro treatment from Shout and does not disappoint.

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Dave Alvin: West of the West

Dave Alvin is like a history teacher with a guitar. But instead of penning his own history textbook, he's given us lessons through other people's words with this CD. If history was this entertaining back when I attended high school, I probably wouldn't have fallen asleep so often in class.

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15 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Dave Alvin: Ashgrove

The first time I heard of Dave Alvin was my second year of university, rooting through the various delete bins of cassettes looking for that

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8 Nov 2002 // 1:03 AM

The Blasters were one of the few bastions of what is often referred to as roots rock in the '80s. Just don't ask them to sit quietly in any category.

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14 Aug 2000 // 4:00 PM

	Dave Alvin: Public Domain

The defining moment of Dave Alvin’s new album comes early—on the opening song, in fact. His version of the standard, “Shenandoah,” is a

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The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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