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Dave Rawlings Machine: A Friend of a Friend

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, December 2009

ANYONE WHO EVER felt that David Rawlings hid his light under Gillian Welch's bushel – never getting the full credit he merited as her partner and accomplice – will greet his first solo album with a lusty cheer. This admirably self-effacing "friend of a friend" and fondly-regarded virtuoso has more than earned his fifteen-minutes-plus in the spotlight.

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