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Diary of a Married Groupie

Los Straitjackets just released their new CD “Jet Set” today! I just ordered my copy, and got to hear a few songs last summer when they played at the Slow Food Roots Music Festival! They’ll be back at The Tractor in Ballard September 21. I’ll have to pull some strings to make that show. If you’re in the Seattle area, it’s a MUST SEE SHOW!

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Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets coaxed the devil out of his guitar Saturday afternoon at a quiet little food and music festival in Stanwood, Washington.

I first heard of Los Straitjackets while reading They Came to Nashville by Marshall Chapman.  I saw Ms. Chapman perform in Nashville in June of this year and purchased her book soon afterward.  Eddie Angel was featured in her book because he used to play in her band back in the 80’s.  He then formed Los Straitjackets in 1994.  Chapman named Los Straitjackets as her favorite Nashville band, and Eddie Angel as her favorite guitar player.  When I heard they were coming to the Seattle area, I had to go.

My husband was golfing the weekend they were supposed to play The Tractor; by the time I started scrambling to find someone else to go with, they sold out.  Their website mentioned they would…

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August 7, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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