Backlund Magic with R.J. Ronquillo

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  1. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Afflicted

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    This clip is magical. TDPRI had alerted me to John's amazing retro guitars, but I must be living in a cave because I had not heard of R.J. Ronquillo. If you poke around on the web, you'll see a bunch of clips in all kinds of styles - he's off-scale in talent, but I guess stays in the shadows as a studio musician. Maybe he'll get recognized more broadly some day.
     
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    Ron R Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    RJ tours too, but also as a sideman. And I think he plays whatever role (rhythm, lead) he's asked too, so not a household name.
     
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    Somehow he ended up on my YouTube feed a while ago

    I saw a video where he was showing what it was like for him touring with a country rock act
     
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    R.J.'s demos are the best. He rarely speaks, clearly shows what he's doing with the knobs and switches and just plays.
     
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    I saw the same one. He's so laid back that playing the gig is the least stressful thing he does on tour.
     
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