Tuesday, June 21 2011
Dave Alvin has just written and recorded the best damn Johnny Ace song one could ever imagine, "Johnny Ace Is Dead".
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Something has softened some of Alvin's rowdier edges, and there might be those who miss that particular spark. But, as Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women proves, the stuff Alvin's packing now can be just as powerful.
Thursday, January 29 2009
A roots rock icon gets the retro treatment from Shout and does not disappoint.
Tuesday, July 25 2006
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.