Tag: Sex Pistols

”You know, it all started with a really large record collection”

State Ireland /Cara Gigney /April 3, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo – punk–alt country-roots rocker, writer, legend – started out in the worst band in the world. Way back in his teens, he and his friends made a film. “The Worst Band in the World was like the way Spinal Tap was made I guess; a mockumentary.” He was laughing at the memory as he cast his mind back to his teenage self.… Read More

Master storyteller Escovedo finds the right setting at Old Town – Chicago Tribune 1.15.12 By Joshua Klein, Special to the Tribune

Some careers start in an obvious spot then continue to grow from there. Alejandro Escovedo, on the other hand, took a few decades to find a sound that fit him just right. First, in the late ’70s, came a flirtation with punk. Next came formative forays, more heralded than heard, into what eventually became alt-country. Finally, Escovedo stumbled on an expansive approach to rock and roll that somehow seamlessly made room for… Read More

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