Don Leady, the first choice of Tailgators, is really a singer, songwriter, guitarist, accordionist, and manufacturer with a eyesight. He come up with an audio gumbo of Gulf Coastline styles combined with rock and roll seasonings. A indigenous of Great Valley, Missouri, Don Leady can be an experimentalist with your guitar, continuously finding new methods and sounds. It really doesn’t end with your guitar; he’s eliminated into fiddle, metal guitar, & most lately the accordion. His education originated from masters from the artwork, Chet Atkins, Les Paul, and afterwards B.B. Ruler, because their music was easily available. He noticed the Projects and Duane Eddy a little further down the road and enjoyed their design. He also captured Joe Maphis as well as the Collins Children on it present Ranch Party, and Maphis produced an enormous impression on him. Joe Maphis became among Don Leady’s idols. Hearing Joe Maphis play the boogie woogie electric guitar and considering to himself which the guy was choosing your guitar ten situations quicker than Duane Eddy, Don Leady was star-struck. Tailgators started in 1984 and continuing in to the 21st hundred years, using a charismatic design of music that’s extremely contagious. Don Leady, Jean-Jacques (JJ) Barrera, and Chico Oropeza, will be the Tail Gators who are cookin’ in the tunes on the 1996 release, From the Hog Groove! Billy Gibbons, of ZZ Best, phone calls the trio from Austin, Tx his preferred American music group. The trio is normally one that shouldn’t be missed in a live place — if you can find any tickets still left, they often sell out fast. A number of the various other names Tailgators have already been rumored to make use of around the Austin picture are Zydeco Loco and Gators del Norte.