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Alejandro Escovedo – Spokesperson for Prevent Cancer Foundation

From Alejandro: “I am proud and happy to announce that I have been chosen as a spokesperson for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The campaign is titled #ThinkAboutTheLink and we will be posting PSAs and information about upcoming events. Please spread the word amongst your friends. Get screened. Get vaccinated. Get treated.” www.preventcancer.org Watch the first of Alejandro’s PSAs here:  #ThinkAboutTheLink Photo by Nancy Rankin Escovedo ABOUT #ThinkAboutTheLink & Prevent Cancer Foundation As… Read More

A raw but beautifully textured collection of music

Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017  – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith,  Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.” Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More

Musician Alejandro Escovedo has ‘lived through it all’

Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017 New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm  Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo  “I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile. When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California. They didn’t tell him the… Read More
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