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“Ride of the Ruthless”: Guitar Army from Texas

Big Guitars from Texas is/was an Austin supergroup that features Frankie Camaro (Dino Lee, Dragstrip, Moto-X), Don Leady (Leroi Brothers, Tailgators), Evan Johns (H-Bombs), Denny Freeman, Mike Buck (Fabulous Thunderbirds, Leroi Brothers) and Keith Ferguson (Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tailgators).  “Guitar Army” – from their 1985 album, Trash, Twang & Thunder – garnered a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.Big Guitars from TX

Ride of the Ruthless” is another great track from this album:

“Ride of the Ruthless”     Big Guitars From Texas     1985

All of the band members (except for departed bassist, Keith Ferguson) reunited Valentine’s Day 2013 for a benefit to help bandmate, Evan Johns

Big Guitars from TX benefit

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