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July 13, 2010 Rawlings is carving out a spot in the Americana pantheon with his witty, weathered songwriting. Best known for his role as the musical counterpart to Gillian Welch, he steps into the spotlight for his own debut, Dave Rawling Machine's Friend of a Friend.
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Dave Rawlings Machine.
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June 12, 2010 Rawlings came up in the bluegrass scene as the longtime songwriting partner of Gillian Welch, before creating his own band, Dave Rawlings Machine. The group's debut album, A Friend of a Friend, was released late last year. Hear the band perform live from the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
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