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New Yorker: The singer-songwriter and son of Texas takes a sentimental journey backward through time, from Dallas down to old Mexico

Nick Paumgarten/The New Yorker/September 2018  – Alejandro Escovedo, the singer and songwriter, likes to have a proper Mexican breakfast before a long drive. “Let’s go here,” he said. He pulled into the back lot of a restaurant called El Pueblo, across from the Tornado bus terminal on East Jefferson Boulevard, in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. El Pueblo, he said, is where travellers arriving by bus from Mexico often go to… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo At Home in Dallas

By Karen Brooks Harper/Dallas Observer/ October 12, 2016 Charlie L. Harper III For a while there two years ago, it seemed to Alejandro Escovedo as though it were all crumbling. His legendary rock ‘n’ roll career. His physical health. His mind. His beloved Austin, a place he had helped create as much as it had created him. About the only thing Alejandro could see clearly was his new wife, Nancy Rankin Escovedo,… Read More

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