Dave Alvin has been roaming the highways of American music for over a quarter century. During those decades he’s busted speakers with roots rock kick-starters The Blasters as well as mined the depths of country, folk and blues with his solo projects. A mainstay during much of this journey has been Alvin’s electrifying band The Guilty Men. Following the recent death of Dave’s best friend and Guilty Men accordionist Chris Gaffney in early 2008, Alvin decided to move in an exciting new musical direction. In October 2008 he stepped onto the stage of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival with an all star, all female group. Since dubbed The Guilty Women, the group consists of Americana scene vets Cindy Cashdollar, Nina Gerber, Laurie Lewis, Sarah Brown, Amy Farris, Christy McWilson and Lisa Pankrantz. Special guests include Marcia Ball and Susie Thompson. The self-titled debut from this uniquem assemblage of players led by Alvin is a spirited collection of thoughtful yet dynamic tunes, featuring world-class musicianship worthy of his nowlegendary pedigree.
Title: Dave Alvin And Guilty Women
Release Date: 10 Apr 2015
Artist: Dave And Guilty Women Alvin
Catalogue No: CD-YEP-2155