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Birth Place: North Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
Genres: Bluegrass, Neotraditional Country, Americana, Old-time, Folk, American Primitivism

David Todd Rawlings is a professional guitarist and singer. He is best known as the longtime musical partner of bluegrass singer-songwriter Gillian Welch. David attended the Berklee College of Music and studied with guitar professor Lauren Passarelli. He is known in his own right as a producer, having produced Welch and bands such as Old Crow Medicine Show. He has recently performed under the billing of "Dave Rawlings Machine". He has also contributed to the Bright Eyes album ''Cassadaga'', the Ryan Adams album ''Heartbreaker'' (which opens with "Argument with David Rawlings Concerning Morrissey"), and the Robyn Hitchcock album ''Spooked''. Rawlings co-wrote the tracks "To Be Young (Is to B... Continue Bio >>