Tag: R.E.M. (page 1 of 4)

With love for our friend Scott McCaughey #ScottTheHoople

A Special Message from Alejandro for Scott McCaughey I met Scott McCaughey in Seattle when I was in the True Believers and Scott was in the Young Fresh Fellows, we were both opening for Los Lobos, I believe it was 1983 or 1984. We all ended up on stage that night playing ‘Louie Louie’ with Los Lobos. The after party was at the famous Edgewater Inn, where Scott and I shared our… Read More

A raw but beautifully textured collection of music

Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017  – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith,  Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.” Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… 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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