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One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo

Shepherd Express /Dave Gil Del Rubio – One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo. Not only was Escovedo named No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade in 1998, but in a sign of how much his musical peers respect him, they recorded a 2004 tribute album—Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo—to help him pay off… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo – You Always Get More Than You Pay For

No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017  – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows.  Why else would… 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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