Common Ground

Common Ground

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy

Music CD - 2014
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The Alvin brothers, who founded seminal early LA punk roots band The Blasters in 1979, have shared a fascination with Broonzy since childhood. After an illness nearly took Phil's life in 2012, they resolved to return to the studio and pay tribute to the blues legend.
Publisher: Haw River, NC :, Yep Roc Records,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014, ℗2014
Call Number: CD POP ALVI
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,optical,stereo,rda
1 audio disc (42 min., 43 sec. ) ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958
Alvin, Phil

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BrianWoods
Aug 12, 2015

This is a good Americana roots recording from the brothers,who present these songs with the emotion and verve they deserve.A very enjoyable set of 'Bills' classic's ,many of which you will know or have heard covers of.

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