Rock musician Alejandro Escovedo talks about his decades-long career and his 2018 album “The Crossing” that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams.
Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician with Texas roots. His career includes performing in the punk rock group The Nuns, and alternative country bands Rank and File and The True Believers. He has collaborated with Bruce Springsteen, John Cale, Los Lobos, Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey, Los Texmaniacs and Chuck Prophet. No Depression magazine declared him the Artist of the Decade.
Singer-songwriter Lee Ann Womack talks about growing up in East Texas, modern country music and her 2017 album, “The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone.”
Lee Ann Womack is a country music singer and songwriter who came to fame in 2000 with her single, “I Hope You Dance.” Womack has won five Academy of Country Music Awards, six Country Music Association Awards and one Grammy Award and has sold over six million albums. Her album, “The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone,” is a hybrid of country, soul, gospel and blues.
Lyle Lovett talks about his greatest hits, the transformative power of music and plans for future records.
Lyle Lovett is a singer, composer and actor. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lovett has released 14 albums that fuse elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues. He has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. Lovett was also named Texas State Musician.