Cristina Martinez

Thu 27 April 2017

Cristina Martinez is the formidable frontwoman for Boss Hog, the New York punk-blues band she formed in 1989 with her husband Jon Spencer. The daughter of Cuban and Spanish immigrants tells Barry Divola about growing up in Washington D.C., wanting to be Elvis Presley, doing renditions of songs from Grease in the school playground and hanging out at the pet store where Henry Rollins worked because they had a baby alligator. Cristina plays Bill Haley & The Comets, Blondie, Trouble Funk and more.

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