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    Since there is virtually no info on his '95 Vegas residency band other than the Van Halen Encylopedia and a couple other things, does anyone know who his guitarist during that time was?

    I know he had Edgar Winter in the band, but I also remember reading he had some or most of the Miami Sound Machine as his backing band. I heard Nile Rodgers might have been his guitarist, but I think that was just for the one-off group he used for the brass version of "Ice Cream Man" he did around that time, not the Mambo Slammers. I can't see Nile Rodgers doing that, but Edgar Winter did so who knows?

    And is it the "Non-Stop Blues Bustin' Mambo Slammers" or just the "Blues Bustin' Mambo Slammers" lol?

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    Never mind, forgot about that article from The Inside. Someone named "A.J." played guitar. Can close.
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    Wish there were better quality boots from then. I'd crank the shit out of "Living in America" and "Lido."
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    And is it the "Non-Stop Blues Bustin' Mambo Slammers" or just the "Blues Bustin' Mambo Slammers" lol?
    I think it was the "Non-stop, No-Holds, Blues-busting, Backyard Mambo Slammers BBQ Thing". Possibly.

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