Band's Lead Singer On Singing For Giffords

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Calexico's lead singer, Joey Burns.

Calexico's lead singer, Joey Burns.

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband, Mark Kelley, was the commander on the Space Shuttle Discovery in 2008. It was Giffords who selected a song by one of her favorite band's, Calexico, as the wakeup call for the crew members on the flight. Calexico has also played at a number of Giffords' campaign events. The band's lead singer, Joey Burns, talks about playing for Giffords.

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