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NPR Music Premiere: Alejandro Escovedo Returns To Punk Roots With ‘Sonica USA’

NPR Music/By Felix Contreras/July 10, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo has one of the most fascinating career paths in music and his upcoming album is another example of his singular vision. The Crossing, due out this September, is a suite of songs that chronicle the stories of two young immigrant rock and rollers, Salvo from Italy and Diego from Mexico, as they meet working in a Texas restaurant while each pursuing their vision of… Read More

Stooges’ James Williamson New Band, new record w/ Alejandro Escovedo cover

James Williamsons’ new band is The Pink Hearts, new record “Behind the Shade” coming June 22, 2018, and features a cover of Alejandro’s “I Died A Little Today” from The Boxing Mirror. – BLABBERMOUTH MAGAZINE  A 2010 inductee into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of THE STOOGES, James Williamson is now set to make his most stylistically diverse musical statement to date with his new group, JAMES… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo talks rock and baseball, By Steve Etheridge | Special to ESPN.com June, 1, 2012

Alejandro Escovedo commands the stage with an air of impenetrable coolness, conjuring the spirits of dozens of musical traditions through his exquisite melodies and transcendent storytelling. It’s masterful stuff, delivered in his cask-aged tenor on wave after wave of bright guitar, and it has earned the esteem of folks such as Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Adams et al. Escovedo, who was born in San Antonio, Texas, but now lives… Read More
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