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September 7, 2016

Augie on Guitar

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A photograph showing the internationally famous Mexican-American musician Augie Garcia and his guitar. While he learned traditional Mexican music as a kid, he later played rhythm and blues. What about those shorts? The Twin Cities Music Highlights website (http://www.jeanneandersen.net/garciaaugie.html) has this to say, “The story also goes that while in Hawaii in 1952 he fell in love with Bermuda shorts as a fashion statement. They became his trademark and he wore them winter and summer.”

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