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Byline: Victor D. Infante in·fan·te  
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A son of a Spanish or Portuguese king other than the heir to the throne.



[Spanish and Portuguese, both from Latin
 

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The Twangbusters might be an unfamiliar name, but the players who comprise the band are certainly no strangers, including Paula Bradley (Girl Howdy, Uncle Earl Uncle Earl is an American old-time music group, formed in 2000[1] by KC Groves and Jo Serrapere. They are an all-women-band and often they refer to themselves as the g'Earls. Their fans have also been nick-named as g'Earlfriends[2]. ) on piano, ukulele ukulele (ykəlā`lē), Hawaiian musical instrument developed from the Portuguese guitar. It has a fretted fingerboard and four strings that are plucked or strummed.  and vocals, Peter "Dr. Z" Zarkadas (Sarah Levecque Band, Raw Symphony) on electric guitar, Brian Rost (Tarbox Ramblers, Girl Howdy) on upright bass and Texas dancehall veteran drummer Billy "Wild Bill" Nadeau (Alvin Crow, Girl Howdy, the Derailers). How's the band hold up? Well, judging by the song "Too Late to Cry," pretty well. The honky-tonk tune has a simmering, boozy and bluesy feel, moving with a casual confidence and a heck of a lot of soul. Looks like this one will be a lot of fun. The Twangbusters perform at 9 p.m. Wednesday at Vincent's, 49 Suffolk St., Worcester. (508) 752-9439.

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Date:Dec 15, 2011
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