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  • "Deguello" de-gway-o is the name of the battle charge sounded by General Santa Anna's buglers when his Mexican army attacked the Alamo fortress in 1836.

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  • "Deguello" is also symbolized by a blood-red flag.

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  • The original ZZ Top song was a track from their 1979 album 'Deguello'.

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  • “El Deguello”, the song reportedly played by the Mexican army outside the Alamo to signify no prisoners would be taken, is reportedly of Moorish descent.

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  • In case viewers don't get the message, the hotel Wayne's sheriff lives in is called "The Alamo," and the outlaw boss hires a Mexican trumpeter to play "El Deguello," supposedly the song that Santa Anna had played for the Alamo's garrison.

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  • Santa Anna turned scarlet, "Play [* Deguello]", he roared

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  • I personally would like to see them stretch a bit more, or even further back (say, back to the Deguello days).

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  • As the first light touched the hills the next morning they heard the Deguello blow, then the Mexicans attacked in waves as far as the eye could see.


  • Santa Anna run a red flag up on a church, and his buglers is blowing the Deguello.


  • Deguello album (it features 9 of the 10 songs from it) the show finds ZZ Top before sequencers and synthesizers epitomising their lil ol blues band from Texas nickname. - Business News


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