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Sir Douglas Quintet

  Texas Tornado

The 'Doug Sahm And Band' LP was released in January 1973; by April, it was clear that it would be a commercial bust, but Atlantic had already committed to one more album. Culling three tracks from the 'And Band' sessions, Atlantic sent Sahm to Wally Heider's San Francisco studio in April to round out the second album with some small, inexpensive sessions. Sahm's champion at Atlantic, Jerry Wexler, was watching his big dream crash down with the epic failure of the Willie Nelson and Doug Sahm projects. Wexler had already left the day-to-day running of Atlantic and had relocated to Florida. His relationship with company president Ahmet Ertegun was deteriorating, and Ertegun pulled the plug on Wexler's Nashville office in September 1974. In '75, Wexler left the label he hadn't founded but had helped to create.

 

Drawn from the San Francisco sessions, Texas Tornado was very much in the riff-driven Tex-Mex mode that Sahm had made his own. It cried out for the accordion and horns that Atlantic wouldn't spring for. The only single pulled from the album, it didn't make a blip anywhere. Doug stuck with the name, though. When he reappeared on ABC in 1976, his band was called Sir Doug & the Texas Tornados, and in 1990 he assembled another supergroup, this one comprising himself, Augie Meyers, Freddy Fender, and Flaco Jiminez. They too were dubbed the Texas Tornados. Success remained elusive but Sahm's reputation in the fifteen years since his death has risen ever higher.

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She's About A Mover - Mendocino (7inch, 45rpm)
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The Best Of Doug Sahm & The Sir Douglas Quintet 1968-1975 (CD)
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(Mercury) 24 tracks - Original 'Smash' and 'Mercury' recordings The Sir Douglas Quintet was a rock band active from 1964 to 1999. Despite their British sounding name, they came out of San Antonio, Texas and featured a Tex-Mex sound....
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The Mono Singles '68-'72 (2-LP)
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(2011/SUNDAZED) 22 tracks - Gatefold/Klappcover Mono A & B sides singles collection from influential Tex-Mex combo! Texas-bred singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Doug Sahm was one of the most important musicians ever to emerge from...
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The Great Sir Douglas Quintet - Live (CD)
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(2000/Goldies) 14 tracks - Bonustracks with Freddy Fender THE GREAT SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET This collection from the eclectic country-rock Tex-Mex band the Sir Douglas Quintet, led by the musical pioneer Doug Sahm, brings some of the...
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Live From Austin, Tx (2-LP, 180g Vinyl)
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(New West) 17 Tracks We're talkin' Tex Mex Rock 'n' Roll! In this show from January 21, 1981, Doug Sahm (a.k.a. Sir Doug) reunites with original band members Augie Meyers and Johnny Perez, along with the legendary Alvin Crow on guitar...
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