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Friday, October 11, 2013

Alejandro Escovedo & David Hidalgo Cover Neil Young's "Like A Hurricane"



Alejandro Escovedo with special guest David Hidalgo of Los Lobos performing Neil Young's classic "Like a Hurricane" at Knuckleheads Saloon in Kansas City, Missouri on June 29th, 2013.

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At 10/13/2013 11:19:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

WOW!! The best cover version I'v ever heard of Hurricane, hands down.

 
At 10/15/2013 01:57:00 PM, Anonymous Soldier Steve said...

Agree 100% David Hidalgo Is Just Shredding This Performance.A Very Underated Player, He Plays With Anyone He Can.Saw Them Twice Last Year Opening For NYCH.Blown Away On The Rail.It Was Great To See Los Lobos Come Out In Kitchener,Ontario And Jam With The Horse On Farmer John.Im Gonna Pick Up Their Latest Live Release That Is Coming Out Soon.

 
At 10/17/2013 01:02:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Great version of Hurricane, thanks so much for bringing this to our attention. Two superb musicians and true road warriors, who also happen to be old friends.

I've met David once and spoken with Al a number of times. Always a pleasure to see and hear them play their own songs, plus they always come up with the best cover songs.

I've said for years that Neil Young and David Hidalgo are the two coolest guys in Rock and Roll. This video helps confirm my belief and shows the musical connections between them. Now maybe Neil will cover a Los Lobos song--how about Mas y Mas--and maybe one of Alejandro's as well.

Wonder if Neil knows Al from hanging out at The Mabuhay Gardens back in the 70's? My best friend used to play and hang there; says he talked with Al quite a bit way back then and heard him play with The Nuns, who even opened for The Sex Pistols when they played their last show at Winterland, their own little contribution to the story of Johnny Rotten.

 
At 10/18/2013 10:57:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Terrific! Wow! I saw Alejandro and Louie Perez perform Hurricane at their Bethlehem, PA stop as well. David really hits it here.

 

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