The True Story of The Bikini Beach Band
begins with one man - Jesus C. Escovedo - guitarist, revolutionary, ladies' man and 1956 All-Mexico Surfing Champion. Forced by his political beliefs to flee from his homeland, he escaped by stowing away on a cruise liner with only a guitar, a Hawaiian shirt and an autographed photo of Duane Eddy.
He landed in Southampton, convinced Britain would welcome his music with open arms. Sadly, this was not to… read more