Rawlings co-wrote the tracks "To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)" and "Touch, Feel and Lose", with Ryan Adams.
David Rawlings achieves his signature guitar sound flatpicking a small archtop guitar.
I'm really proud of how it sounds, and that's really saying something, because all we're trying to do is simply to like the stuff we're doing. MJ: You've recently decided to do your touring exclusively by car. GW: There was something we were finding increasingly dislocating about airplane travel, the lack of acknowledgment of space and miles and movement.
The new songs all seemed to circle around ideas of place and time, things having to do with the passing of time and its effect on friendship, the people in your life—when things don't go the way you want them to.But that's kind of incidental—the main thing is that I don't worry about it any more.David Todd Rawlings is a professional guitarist, producer, and singer.The topography, culture, and language of this country figure prominently in our work.I mostly read American authors for this same reason.
He has recently performed as the frontman of a band titled "Dave Rawlings Machine." Other members of the band include Gillian Welch, Willie Watson, Paul Kowert, and Brittany Haas.