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Los Straitjackets

Los Straitjackets
Formed: 1988 in Nashville, TN
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Mark Linett, Danny Amis, Peter Curry, Eddie Angel, Jason Smay
Biography: Mixing the familiar sounds of Dick Dale, Duane Eddy, and the Ventures, Los Straitjackets create their own version of energetic surf guitar twang complete with Mexican wrestling masks. Los Straitjackets began in the summer of 1988. Eddie Angel (guitar), L.J. "Jimmy" Lester (drums), and Danny Amis (guitar) ...Read full biography
The Velvet Touch Of Los Straitjackets
Released: 1999
Label: RedEye Inc
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Los Straitjackets' third album, The Velvet Touch of los Straitjackets, contains more witty, knowing guitar instrumentals that appropriate the best of surf, jangly pop, rockabilly, and spaghetti Western ...Read full review
Released: 1996
Label: Rounder Records
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The Shadows/Ventures of the '90s arrive as a quarter in Mexican wrestling masks, burgundy turtlenecks, black jeans, black Converse and bedecked in silver sun pendants. Live los Straitjackets effect an ...Read full review
More Los Straitjackets albums: Main Albums (17), Singles & EPs (17), Others (1)