Special Holiday Issue

In This Issue: The 25th Anniversary of Dave Alvin's Romeo's Escape album, Ghost Brothers release announced, and latest news.

Latest News Continued -- Bluesman Jimmy McCracklin died on 12/20/12 at age 91. His backing band, the Blues Blasters, was the inspiration for the Blasters name. -- Dave Alvin plays on Camper Van Beethoven's new CD La Costa Perdida due out January 22, 2013 The song is called COME ON DOWN THE COAST.   -- AM

AMERICAN  MUSIC: The Blasters / Dave Alvin newsletter
editor/writer: Billy Davis      editorial assistant: Craig Frischkorn   
contributing writer Tom Wilk
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