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Add follows in the footsteps of his rock idol

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'I was keenly interested in politics. Back then the guitar was a weapon, and music could cause a revolution." 

Yuenyong Opakul, known to legions of fans around Thailand and beyond as Add Carabao, is holding his weapon of choice when I enter the dressing room in Impact Arena on Wednesday evening. Slowly pacing the floor to warm up, he is playing the guitar solo from Santana's mega-hit Black Magic Woman.

In less than three hours Add and his band Carabao will hit the Impact Arena stage to open for Santana in front of a packed house.

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