Editorial: Bang, bang, trouble in America/Roanoke Times/May 14, 2019
Some singers sing protest songs.
Alejandro Escovedo’s protest was to not sing a song.
In 2005, the Texas musician — who has managed to merge his diverse roots in punk rock and alternative country into a single style — learned that his most popular song, “Castanets,” was on President George W. Bush’s iPod.
That wasn’t so surprising. Bush liked a lot of what… Read More