With a name like “Calexico”, you would expect to hear a Tex Man/Alternative Country Sound, and damned if that is not what you get! The band may be one of the best mosaics of the American Southwest in a long time, but without a major hit and without Alt Country pioneers in the Hall of Fame, there is little reason to suggest that this critical darling will get in.
The Bullet Points: Eligible Since:
2022 Country of Origin:
U.S.A. (Tucson, Arizona) NIHOF’s Favorite Album:
The Black Light (1998) NIHOF’s Favorite Song:
The Crystal Frontier (From Scraping, 1998)
Should they be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put them in! - 0%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 0%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%