Lunch time customers atZydeco Louisiana Diner
got a treat today – Houston guitar great Little Joe Washington performed an impromptu acoustic set of Christmas tunes. ("Rudolph had a really, really, really shiny nose"). No word on if he'll be making a repeat appearance – Washington’s schedule is erratic, to say the least – so the two dozen or so people who saw him today can count themselves lucky. –Olivia Flores Alvarez
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