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Dave Alvin

Dave Alvin artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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December 3, 2012 Alvin returns to his fiery electric roots with songs from his latest record, Eleven Eleven.

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June 21, 2010 A long career in the roots-rock world takes yet another turn, with the help of an all-female band.

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Studio Sessions

Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women; Courtesy of the artist

September 23, 2009 Dave Alvin's newest project takes the innovative singer-songwriter in a new direction.

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Interviews & Profiles

Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women; Courtesy of the artist

September 23, 2009 Dave Alvin's newest project takes the innovative singer-songwriter in a new direction.

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June 27, 2006 The former member of Blasters and X returns with a tribute to California's greatest songwriters.

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May 12, 2009 A 2004 song addresses the now-solved mystery surrounding '30s writer and artist Everett Ruess.

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October 5, 2004 Guitarist, actor and author Guy Davis; A radio tale from bluesman Dave Alvin; Seattle singer/son...

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May 12, 2009 A 2004 song addresses the now-solved mystery surrounding '30s writer and artist Everett Ruess.

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Public Domain: Songs from the Wild Land

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  • Album: Public Domain: Songs from the Wild Land
  • Artist: Dave Alvin
  • Label: Hightone
  • Released: 2000
 

Ashgrove

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  • Album: Ashgrove
  • Artist: Dave Alvin
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
  • Released: 2004
 

West of the West

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Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women

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  • Album: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women
  • Artist: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women
  • Label: Yep Roc
  • Released: 2009