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Austin Chronicle: Alejandro Escovedo Grinds Axes at Austin City Limits

By Raoul Hernandez/Austin Chronicle/December 1, 2016 – Once Austin housed a guitar SWAT team called the True Believers – Lynyrd Skynyrd run by Mexicans as born out of Andy Warhol’s Factory. Lou Reed, David Bowie, only roots huffing, Americana glam. At the final taping of Austin City Limits’ 42nd season, Alejandro Escovedo once again commanded a three-axe assault, the volume dialed to 11 and heart set on burst. Five live: (l-r) Scott… Read More

“What’s so attractive for me is his romanticism” Alejandro on Leonard Cohen

Austin Chronicle/ Tim Stegall/January 8, 2016 “I’ve been living in Dallas two or three months now,” remarks Alejandro Escovedo, after attending the Dec. 17 memorial service of his mother, Cleo Evita Escovedo, aged 94. “[Wife Nancy and I] still have a place in Austin, but we’re looking to relocate somewhere. We’re not sure. We’ve got so much family here, it’s hard to leave the state. “But a lot has happened, some personal,”… Read More

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