The original border legend Long John ...

The original border legend Long John Hunter, 79, pays a visit to the city that grew up loving him

There are 6 comments on the El Paso Times story from May 13, 2011, titled The original border legend Long John Hunter, 79, pays a visit to the city that grew up loving him. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

Long John Hunter, who played for 30 years in Juarez and El Paso, will turn 80 on July 13.

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#1 May 13, 2011
Now THIS guy is a musician. Pitbull? Really? I'd even come to El Paso to listen to this guy play. Hell, I just might.
J Kuehnel

El Paso, TX

#2 May 13, 2011
this is a no brainer, all musicians come out and support John Hunter
Arthur Adjemian

San Antonio, TX

#3 May 13, 2011
Nando Gallardo used to be the drummer for "Adobe Flats" back in the 70's...great musicians...wish I could be there...I might swing from a rafter!

Since: Mar 11

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#4 May 13, 2011
I love it when history and colorful characters blend together. Keep on rockin'!

Since: Apr 09

Portsmouth, VA

#5 May 13, 2011
My first exposure to the blues was the Lobby and Long John. He was a great player and showman!!

Since: Apr 09

Portsmouth, VA

#6 May 13, 2011
woops, sorry,... thought I was reading the obits. Welcome back Long John!!

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