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Benny B And his CBG

Whooa! Fair warning, you are about to have your butt blasted out of your seat and handed back to you!

This is just a strait up INCREDIBLE performance!
WoW!!!

Watch this video, Not only is the guitar off the hook, but when you hear the singing....Lift off!!!
I suggest headphones for the full awesomeness  ;-)


The first intro part is in French, but the song is in English, Watch it all the way thru, it's really AMAZING!!!