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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

The trauma of a near-death experience could have ended the rock veteran's career, but his latest album, Burn Something Beautiful, proves otherwise.
A couple years ago, rock veteran Alejandro Escovedo and his new wife, Nancy, were on their honeymoon on the coast of Mexico when disaster struck and they were sure they were going to die. It was so bad that they even called their family to say goodbye.

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