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Singer-Songwriter Alejandro Escovedo.

Singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo. Escovedo has just released his second solo album. It is called "Thirteen Years" (Watermelon Records). He was a founding member of San Francisco's '70's punk band the Nuns, the cowpunk band Rank & File and rock band True Believers. The title of the new album refers to a point during his marriage when all he had to offer his wife was song. After Escovedo and his former wife separated, she committed suicide.

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Other segments from the episode on March 17, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 17, 1994: Interview with Alejandro Escovedo; Interview with Teresa "Terry" Phelps; Review of the television show "The Birds II: Land's End."

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