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Alvin, Dave & Phil Alvin / Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play And Sing The Songs Of Big Bill Broon
Album:Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play And Sing The Songs Of Big Bill Broon Collection:General
Artist:Alvin, Dave & Phil Alvin Added:Jul 2014
Label:Yep Roc Records 

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Add Date:2014-07-18 Pull Date:2014-09-19 
Week Ending:Sep 14Sep 7Aug 31Aug 24Aug 17Aug 10Aug 3Jul 27

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Southern Flood Blues

Album Review
MC Dizzy Jackson
Reviewed 2014-07-17 
The Alvin brothers formed the seminal L.A. band The Blasters in the late ’70’s. Though The Blasters never played blues per se, the brothers were influenced by Broonzy and here they pay tribute with a fantastic rendering of 12 Broonzy gems. Broonzy is considered one the great early blues icons. Featuring Don Heffington (Dylan, Chuck E. Weiss, Emmylou Harris, etc.) on drums, ex-Blaster Gene Taylor on piano, and Bob Glaub (Dylan, Warren Zevon, etc.) on bass. Absolutely fantastic stuff!!!! Play any. No FCC’s.

1. (3:29) Mid. Upbeat country blues vibe.
2. (4:10) Mid. Honky tonk piano, steady beat.
3. (3:00) Fast. Full-throttle rompin’ blues.
4. (4:29) Mid. Electric Chicago blues w/ harmonica.
5. (3:19) Slow / Mid. Walkin’ mourner, easy beat.
6. (3:48) Mid. Classic blues #, shared vcls, harmonica.
7. (3:22) Mid. Upbeat jazzy riverboat vibe.
8. (3:53) Mid. Nice bluesy barroom vibe.
9. (3:12) Mid. Plodding gait, killer gtr, brushes.
10. (4:44) Mid. Easy going, shared vcls,
11. (3:09) Mid / Fast. Mean rockin’ romp.
12. (2:08) Mid / Fast. Acoustic jazzy blues INSTRUMENTAL.

Track Listing
1.All By Myself 7.Tomorrow
2.I Feel So Good 8.Just A Dream
3.How You Want It Done? 9.You've Changed
4.Southern Flood Blues 10.Stuff They Call Money
5.Big Bill Blues 11.Trucking Little Woman
6.Key To The Highway 12.Saturday Night Rub