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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Musician Dave Rawlings Goes Solo

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(mhwlng/Flickr)

Mojo Magazine calls Dave Rawling’s first solo CD, “A Friend of A Friend,” one of the best Americana records of the year. Rawlings is perhaps better known as bluegrass singer-songwriter Gillian Welch’s musical partner, but she supports him on his first record as a headliner. We revisit our conversation with Dave Rawlings from earlier this year.

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    Songs From This Segment
    “Caleb Meyer,” performed by Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings (written by Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch )
    “I Hear Then All,” performed by Dave Rawlings (written by Dave Rawlings )
    “Monkey and The Engineer,” performed bv Dave Rawlings (written by Jesse Fuller)
    “Cortez The Killer,” performed by Dave Rawlings (written by Neil Young)
    “Sweet Tooth,” performed by Dave Rawlings (written by Dave Rawlings )
    “Bells of Harlem,” performed by Dave Rawlings (written by Dave Rawlings)


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