David Rawlings

David Rawlings



David Todd Rawlings is an American guitarist, singer, and record producer. He is known for his partnership with singer and songwriter Gillian Welch.



Poor David's Almanack
Poor David's Almanack is an album by musical artist David Rawlings, released on August 11, 2017.
Cumberland Gap
Cumberland Gap is a song by musical artist David Rawlings, released on July 28, 2017.
Old Crow Medicine Show
Old Crow Medicine Show, or sometimes known as O.C.M.S., is the first studio album released by the acoustic quintet, Old Crow Medicine Show.
Patriots and Poets
Patriots and Poets is an album by musical group Dailey & Vincent, released on March 31, 2017.

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Music reviews: David Rawlings, Walter Trout, Carole King tribute
  –  August 11, 2017
Old-fashioned yet timeless and inextricably entwined, albums crafted by David Rawlings and his partner-in-rhyme Gillian Welch have become the bedrock of 21st-century Americana music. Saturated in the rich vernacular of the American folk and country ...
Remembering Glen Campbell, Celebrating David Rawlings' Return
  –  August 10, 2017
Poor David's Almanack' by David Rawlings Credit Album Cover Art Tuesday ... We’ll hear selections from this release as well as music from Split Lip Rayfield’s Should Have Seen It Coming. Wednesday, August 16 Formed in Dayton, Ohio and led by former ...
First Play: David Rawlings, Poor David's Almanack
  –  August 10, 2017
"A lot of the music I’ve listened to and loved over the years ... It felt like it was time to call it David Rawlings and be done with it." It's a decision Americana fans have been waiting for. Listen to Poor David’s Almanack a week before its release ...
Album reviews: Kesha - Rainbow, David Rawlings - Poor David’s Almanack, Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics II
  –  August 9, 2017
There’s a rustic, down-homey charm to David Rawlings’ latest album ... Bright Phoebus has become one of the most highly-regarded artefacts of British folk music, with rare copies commanding high prices, and its growing reputation swollen by fans ...
‘Poor David’s Almanack’ review: David Rawlings’ adventurous Americana
  –  August 9, 2017
David Rawlings has long been one of Americana’s most valuable ... All that inventiveness makes “Poor David’s Almanack” a collection of folkie fun that will help music fans remember Rawlings’ name. By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy ...
David Rawlings is still a beautiful storyteller
  –  August 9, 2017
David Rawlings laughs when he’s asked to compare and contrast ... But the two of us, when we look at the world of music we listen to, there is a lot of music closer to what I do, a slightly larger band, a less consistent (laughs) guy thing.
David Rawlings – Poor David’s Almanack
  –  August 8, 2017
Americana and roots music with a striking depth and quality. In recent years Rawlings has been working with the David Rawlings Machine but here we have a stripped-down, pared-to-the-bone release where his own voice and strikingly original fretwork ring out ...
Shorties (Fall's Best Books, Stream the New David Rawlings Album, and more)
  –  August 7, 2017
BOMB previewed fall's best new books. NPR Music is streaming David Rawlings' new album Poor David's Almanack. Bearded Book Boys interviewed author Jac Jemc. Jemc also recommended "book to warp your sense of reality" at Literary Hub. Stream a new Jenny O.
First Listen: David Rawlings, 'Poor David's Almanack'
  –  August 7, 2017
David Rawlings has made a career out of a sort of unassuming generosity ... impressively wide-ranging collection of American roots music. With the help of a long list of co-conspirators — including Dawes and Old Crow Medicine Show — Rawlings sounds ...
David Rawlings
  –  August 4, 2017
Eight years ago, Rawlings shed his sideman status, formed the David Rawlings Machine and stepped to the front ... of the genres that formed the foundation of his original love of music. "Midnight Train" starts the album with the sound of the modern folk ...
‘Poor David’s Almanack’ by David Rawlings Review: Folk Full of Comedy and Sorrow
  –  August 2, 2017
With its sway and moments of breezy virtuosity, David Rawlings’s “Poor David’s Almanack” (Acony), out next Friday, has the feel of music made on a mountainside back porch for no other reason than the joy of doing so. Recorded on tape during ...
Reviewed: David Rawlings’ Poor David’s Almanack
  –  August 1, 2017
And here’s a deep preview of Poor David’s Almanack, the new album from David Rawlings; his third solo set ... the enduring possibilities of a collective approach to roots music.
David Rawlings Releases Haunting New Southern Gothic Stomp “Cumberland Gap”
  –  July 31, 2017
Traditional folk music is a genre that keeps going strong even after all these years. It is the one genre that continues to tell stories through song. No artist stands strong in the Americana community than songwriter and guitarist David Rawlings.
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings at College Street Music Hall June 30
  –  June 29, 2017
NEW HAVEN >> Respected country-folk singer-songwriter Gillian Welch and her longtime playing partner, David Rawlings, will play and sing their hearts out June 30 at the College Street Music Hall. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$45, available in advance ...
David Rawlings to Release New Album “Poor David’s Almanack”
  –  June 27, 2017
David Rawlings and long-time collaborator Gillian Welch have once ... It will be Rawlings and Welch’s 8th collaborative album since first meeting at the esteemed Berklee College of Music, and will be Rawlings’ 3rd solo release without the moniker ...

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