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Alejandro Escovedo performs on Mountain Stage.

Listen Alejandro Escovedo On Mountain Stage

February 27, 2013 – The Texas singer-songwriter returns to play songs from his genre-blending album Big Station.


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Read Latin Roots: San Antonio In The 1950s WXPN

August 9, 2012 – Texas rock legend Alejandro Escovedo discusses his hometown's Western- and Mexican-influenced music. WXPN

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Listen The Truth About Cinco De Mayo

May 2, 2012 – Writer Gustavo Arellano discusses the origins of Cinco de Mayo and we listen to new Mexican music.


Alejandro Escovedo; Credit: Brian Blauser

Listen Alejandro Escovedo On Mountain Stage

August 22, 2011 – Listen to the singer-songwriter perform songs off his latest solo album, Street Songs of Love.


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Listen Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe WXPN

August 2, 2010 – The roots-rocker plays new songs off of Street Songs of Love live in the World Cafe studio. WXPN

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Read First Listen: Alejandro Escovedo, 'Street Songs Of Love'

June 20, 2010 – Hear the beloved singer-songwriter's new rock record in its entirety until its June 29 release.

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Read Songs We Love: The Rolling Stones' 'Exile On Main Street'

May 13, 2010 – Preview the unreleased material as musicians expound on the album's lasting influence.

Read The Year On Vinyl: Dropping The Needle WFUV

December 11, 2008 – Here are 10 releases from 2008 that are worth the extra effort of being heard on vinyl. WFUV

Listen Alejandro Escovedo: Better Than Ever WFUV

August 7, 2008 – Escovedo plays songs and gives the backstory on the autobiographical Real Animals. WFUV


Listen Alejandro Escovedo, A 'Real Animal' In Concert WXPN

July 11, 2008 – Hear the musician, poet, and storyteller perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN


Read The XPoNential Music Festival, Recorded Live WXPN

July 11, 2008 – Hear live sets from Beth Orton, Alejandro Escovedo, Dar Williams, The War on Drugs, and more. WXPN

Listen Alejandro Escovedo in Concert WXPN

June 10, 2008 – The underground legend played a vigorous set of deeply personal songs at this show in Philadelphia. WXPN


Listen WXPN's All About the Music Festival WXPN

September 15, 2006 – WXPN's annual All About the Music Festival spawned many memorable performances. WXPN


Listen Alejandro Escovedo: Defying Boundaries WXPN

August 14, 2006 – Escovedo blends rock, folk, blues and classically influenced music into a boundary-defying style. WXPN


Listen Alejandro Escovedo: Healing Through Music

July 23, 2006 – After battling Hepatitis C, musician Alejandro Escovedo is back in the studio.


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