The Blasters Non Fiction

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CD Details

  • Released: July 13, 2010
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records

Tracks:

  • 1.Red Rose
  • 2.Barefoot Rock
  • 3.Bus Station
  • 4.One More Dance
  • 5.It Must Be Love
  • 6.Jubilee Train
  • 7.Long White Cadillac
  • 8.Fool's Paradise
  • 9.Boomtown
  • 10.Leaving
  • 11.Tag Along

Product Description:

Personnel: Phil Alvin (vocals, guitar, harmonica); Gene Taylor (vocals, piano); Dave Alvin (guitar); Lee Allen (tenor saxophone); Steve Berlin (baritone saxophone); Bill Bateman (drums).
Recording information: Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA (01/1983).
Illustrator: Hudson Marquez.
Photographer: Frank Gargani.
An album of originals by Dave Alvin, accompanied by the expanded lineup that included Steve Berlin and Lee Allen on sax, this is prime-time vintage Blasters. Opening with the crowd-pleasing love song "Red Rose," moving through "Barefoot Rock" (no doubt inspired by Jimmy McCracklin's "Georgia Slop," later covered by Los Lobos), on to one of Alvin's finest hours of songwriting with "Long White Cadillac" (made famous by Dwight Yoakam), and winding down with "Boomtown," the Blasters are effective at retracing and reflecting the concerns of the common man and woman -- a celebration of Americana, careful never to wallow in nostalgia. ~ Denise Sullivan

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  • Sales Rank: 106,071
  • UPC: 664140381827
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