Dave Alvin - "Kern River" (Merle Haggard Cover) - Video
PUBLISHED: Nov 14, 2013
DESCRIPTION: Dave Alvin plays Merle Haggard's "Kern River" from his tribute album to California songwriters, West of the West, for Sawyer Sessions. Grab West of the West here at the Yep Roc Store: http://bit.ly/HSZW0f
Dave's first collection of cover songs (2000's Public Domain) won a Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album and his most recent album of originals (2004's Ashgrove) garnered praise from USA Today, Rolling Stone, Mojo and the Los Angeles Times who said, "Few songwriters capture the way music can provide escape or solace to the lonely, the lost and the desperate as Alvin."