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Dave Alvin

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Various Artists: Radio Tokyo Tapes, Vol. 3 (PVC); Dave Van Ronk: Going Back To Brooklyn (Reckless)

Review by J.D. Considine, Musician, July 1985

NOW THAT Bob Dylan is establishing himself as a born-again rocker, why shouldn't the new wave stage a folk revival? But listening to Radio Tokyo ...

A Headstone for Big Joe Turner Is Aim of Benefit Concert Sunday

Report by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 4 October 1991

BIG JOE Turner's powerful vocals on the original version of 'Shake, Rattle & Roll' propelled the late blues shouter into the Rock and Roll Hall ...

Dave Alvin: Romeo's Escape

Sleeve notes by Terry Staunton, Acadia Records, June 2006

THE TIME: Summer, 1987. The place: Downtown Manhattan hang-out The Kat Klub. It's the height of the annual industry beanfest, the New Music Seminar, and ...

Dave Alvin: From An Old Guitar – Rare and Unreleased Recordings

Review by Wayne Robins, Copper, 14 January 2020

YOU'RE DRIVING through the New Mexico desert in the dark. Your teeth are grinding, though the buzz of the blue meth or whatever you were ...


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