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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 – 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

The Arsenal of Songs Knock Me Out – Dirty Rock Magazine

Carlos Perez Baez/Dirty Rock Magazine/March 15, 2017 – Interview with Alejandro Escovedo on the occasion of his Spanish and European tour on the occasion of the presentation of his new album  Burn Something Beautiful published last year, album of thirteen new songs co-written with  Peter Buck ( REM ) and Scott McCaughey ( The Minus 5 , Young Fresh Fellows ), who have also produced the new album “Dylan of the Border”… Read More
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