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Blasters Blather: The Book of David

Don Waller, L.A. Weekly, 2 May 1985

"MUSIC LIKE this is not dependent on age or looks or a trend," says Blasters guitarist-songwriter Dave Alvin, taking a hard line on rock & roll in general and the Blasters' role in rock in particular. Hardline, not coincidentally, is also the title of the Blasters' fourth and latest LP. However, this afternoon Dave is doin' his share of side-steppin', too. A good 30 minutes of our two-hour conversation is "off-the-record, Don, turn off the tape."

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