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Dollar Store

Stemming partly from Chicago’s beloved alt-country sextet the Waco Brothers, Dollar Shop comfortably match the united states genre, but are a classic rock-band through and through. Buck Store are made up of the Waco Brothers’ tempo section (bassist Alan Doughty and drummer Joe Camarillo) aswell as co-Waco Brothers frontman Dean …

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The Knitters

The Knitters was a one-off country side project from the famed LA punk music group X featuring the group’s vocalist Exene Cervenka, singer/bassist SOMEONE IN PARTICULAR, and drummer D.J. Bonebrake aswell mainly because the Blasters’ guitarist Dave Alvin. (Ironically, when unique X guitarist Billy Zoom remaining the music group in …

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The Blasters

The all-American roots music music group the Blasters were principally brothers Dave and Phil Alvin, whose first-hand experience with blues experts shaped their sound and turned them both into contemporary singer/songwriters whose curiosity about roots rock hasn’t waned. The brothers, alongside Costs Bateman on drums and John Bazz on bass, …

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Tav Falco’s Panther Burns

The master of the raw and shambolic fusion of rockabilly, blues, and fractured noise, Tav Falco was, combined with the Cramps, among the earliest purveyors of what would become referred to as psychobilly (though his version from the sound lacked the campy horror movie ambience others taken to it), and …

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Willie and the Poor Boys

With Mick Jagger and Keith Richards bickering backwards and forwards within the press through the mid-’80s (leading many to assume that the Rocks were kaput), bassist Bill Wyman made a decision to fill his newly acquired free time by forming an all-star band, Willie and the indegent Boys. The group’s …

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Dave Alvin

Dave Alvin helped to kick-start the American origins rock and roll scene in the first ’80s using the music group the Blasters, and it has since gone to a career being a single performer, songwriter, manufacturer, and sideman which has been as well reputed as it is certainly eclectic. Delivered …

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Glen Glenn

While he by no means gained exactly the same popularity and public acknowledgement therefore fellow West Coast rockabilly pioneers as Eddie Cochran and Ricky Nelson, Glen Glenn’s skill much outweighed his fortune within the music business, and his basic sides have grown to be the stuff of tale among rockabilly …

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Mike “Hollywood Fats” Mann

Exactly like William Blake and Vincent Vehicle Gogh, Fat died before getting recognized for his earth-shattering skill. Bandmate Larry Taylor, with over 40 years of studio room function and association with Canned Warmth, boldly acknowledged Fat as the best blues guitarist. These accolades are echoed by fellow bandmates Al Blake …

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Roy Loney

Bay Region local Roy Loney, a founding person in the fantastic Flamin’ Groovies, quit the music group in the first ’70s, ostensibly to pursue a single profession. Oddly, his 1st solo documenting didn’t show up until 1979, almost seven years after departing the Groovies. Within the interim, Loney experienced taken …

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Phil Alvin

Because the big-voiced frontman from the Blasters through the early ’80s, singer/guitarist Phil Alvin spearheaded the underground’s new accept of American music traditions which range from blues to rockabilly to country, predating the origins rock motion that bloomed within the years to check out. Given birth to March 6, 1953, …

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