DAVE ALVIN - KING OF CALIFORNIA (25TH ANNIVERSARY)
Double vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1994 album from the former Blasters and X guitarist. A former member of various roots rock and punk bands, Alvin chose an acoustic, Americana approach for his critically acclaimed fourth solo album. Per All Music, this release showcases Alvin's "dramatic sense of phrasing" and "marvelous feel for the characters he's created." A must-have for any lover of traditional musical storytelling.
King of California , Barn Burning , Fourthof July , Goodbye Again (Duet with Rosie Flores) , East Texas Blues , Every Night About This Time , Bus Station , Mother Earth , Blue Wing , Little Honey 1 (I Won't Be) Leaving 1, What Am I Worth (Duet with Syd Straw) 1, Border Radio 1, Riverbed Rag 1, The Cuckoo (Duet with Katy Moffat) 1, Kern River