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Title
Phil Alvin, The Blasters
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1982
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Formed in 1979 by brothers Dave and Phil Alvin of Downey, California, The Blasters play what they refer to as "American Music"--a hybrid of rockabilly, blues, and mountain music. The band was a fixture in the L.A. punk scene and their music has been prominently featured in television shows, movies and video games.
First photograph caption dated August 9, 1982 reads, "Blasters' lead singer Phil Alvin works up a sweat at Hollywood Palladium."; Second photograph caption dated January 12, 1987 reads, "Phil Alvin performed without the Blasters."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;36 x 23 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00124291
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Blasters
CARL0005343413
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34112
Subject
Alvin, Phil
Blasters (Musical group)
Hollywood Palladium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Guitarists--United States
Rock groups--United States
Singers--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Microphones
Guitars
Nightclubs--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Rock concerts--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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