By Michael Corcoran – Fri., Sept. 28, 2012 – Austin Chronicle
The old man in a hat walked up to Dale Watson during a set break at the Continental Club and introduced himself.

Watson laughed, “You’re not Evan Johns.”

It couldn’t be. Not the wild, mind-bending guitarist, who was to Austin’s Eighties what Junior Brown became to its Nineties and Redd Volkaert is to the present. The man hunched over a cane in front of Watson looked 80 years old.

“I took out my passport and showed him,” says Johns, 56, who sat in with the country singer that night to a huge response. “I still got it, man.” – Read on

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