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”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

Hold the Elevator: American Songwriter Feature

American Songwriter / Lynne Margolis / December 20, 2016 Like most artists, Alejandro Escovedo has a long list of influences and esteemed contemporaries. But unlike most artists, he also calls several of them “collaborators.”   Velvet Underground hero John Cale produced Escovedo’s 2006 album, The Boxing Mirror; Tony Visconti, whose credits include T. Rex, Iggy Pop and David Bowie, helmed three in a row after that. Chuck Prophet co-wrote all three; Bruce… Read More

Rock and Roll Radio/Alejandro Escovedo Padre mariachi, fratelli musicisti, nipote famosa. E lui? In Italia per concerti, racconta la sua storia… Di Michele Bisceglia – Rolling Stone Italia 20 LUGLIO 2012

Alejandro Escovedo, Foto Matteo Donda “It’s a mistery”. Perché un giorno della fine degli anni Cinquanta la famiglia Escovedo abbia lasciato San Antonio è veramente un mistero. Fatto sta che se ne sono andati in California e lì sono rimasti: “Ho lasciato il Texas quando avevo 8 anni”, racconta divertito Alejandro: “Mio padre ci disse: Andiamo in vacanza in California. Ma non siamo mai più tornati indietro, ci siamo lasciati tutto alle… Read More
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