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|1. King Of California|
|2. Barn Burning|
|3. Fourth Of July|
|4. Goodbye Again|
|5. East Texas Blues|
|6. Every Night About This Time|
|7. Bus Station|
|8. Mother Earth|
|9. Blue Wing|
|10. Little Honey|
|11. (I Won't Be) Leaving|
|12. What Am I Worth|
|13. Border Radio|
One day, while in the A's at Best Buy, I stumbled onto Dave Alvin again.
It is one of my all time favorite albums one that I can play over and over again. my favorites songs are Blue Wing, What Am I Worth, Bus Station, and Border Radio.
In addition, the production on this album is top-notch, with inspired performances by the musicians.
A keystone of the Americana music movement, and the one that pointed his way out of rockabilly. "Barn Burning", the title track, "Every Night About This Time" and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Daniel W. Bleier
One of his earliest solo albums and still one of his best. Surrounded by a lineup of sympathetic musicians, Alvin's voice is allowed to explore the nuances of each song. Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. J. Vicars
No enough words to express my love of this. A winner. What are you waiting for? Click purchase already! A master!Published 14 months ago by William Penname
"King Of California"
(HighTone Records, 1994)
Possibly Dave Alvin's best solo album; certainly one of the best... Read more
I'm already a big Dave Alvin fan, and this is probably my favorite CD. A little more stripped down and straight forward than some of the later stuff. Read morePublished on February 24, 2006 by A. B Hawley
Whether you are a long time Dave Alvin fan, or only recently started listening to his music, King of California is a must have for your collection. Great CD!Published on August 23, 2005 by Debi Beirne
A beautiful piece of work from the Blasters' hellcat guitarist. Alvin keeps the progressions and melodies simple while finding one devastating lyric after another. Read morePublished on June 10, 2003 by M. Casarino
King of California is Dave Alvin's career-defining moment. Some songs are slowed-down versions of his old Blasters material (Border Radio, Bus Station), others are from his days in... Read morePublished on March 19, 2003 by "psychodj"
By my calculations, this is the third album where at least four of these songs have appeared on ("4th of July", "Every Night About this Time", "Little Honey", "Border Radio"). Read morePublished on January 4, 2003 by email@example.com