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Doug Sahm: Doug Sahm and Band (Atlantic)

Review by Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 10 February 1973

DESPITE WHAT some people may say to the contrary, the most significant thing about it is NOT the fact that Bob Dylan crops up for ...

Doug Sahm: Doug Sahm and Band

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 1 March 1973

THEY DON'T SAY so on the jacket, but this is The Doug Sahm Showcase, featuring the former leader of the Sir Douglas Quintet paying homage ...

Manassas, the Academy of Music; Doug Sahm: Max's Kansas City, New York NY

Live Review by John Swenson, The Village Voice, 1 March 1973


Doug Sahm: Doug Sahm And Band (Atlantic K40466)

Review by Greil Marcus, Let It Rock, April 1973

HI, WELCOME to 1973! (You’re probably used to it by now, but this was written in January) It’s gonna be a banner year for rock’n’roll ...

Paul Butterfield's Better Days, Doug Sahm: Philharmonic Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 5 May 1973

HERE'S A TEASER for you to masticate the ole' brain molecules on: pretend you're a big record corporation and you've got these two acts, one ...

Old & In the Way, Doug Sahm: Capitol Theatre, Passaic NJ

Live Review by John Swenson, The Village Voice, 14 June 1973

ON THE strength of the fact that Jerry Garcia would be playing there, the Capitol Theatre in Passaic was jammed full last Wednesday night with ...

Doug Sahm: Arise, Sir Douglas is Blowing Up A Storm

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Melody Maker, 6 October 1973

THE FUNKY SOUNDS of 'Texas Tornado', Doug Sahm's latest single, blasted out of the stereo in the office of Atlantic Records' co-ordinator of A&R, Mark ...

Doug Sahm: Book of Sahm

Overview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 10 November 1973

"You just can't live in Texas if you don't have a lotta soul" – 'At The Crossroads' by the Sir Douglas Quintet, 1969. ...

Viva Tex Mex... Viva MD 20/20... Viva Freddy Fender!

Report and Interview by Joe Nick Patoski, Zoo World, 6 June 1974

"...and Freddy Fender is probably still down in Nuevo Laredo waiting to turn the world on — wonder if Sir Doug's found him yet?" ...

Doug Sahm: Tornado Warnings From Texas

Report and Interview by Joe Nick Patoski, Zoo World, 12 September 1974

"We... can play all the music" Doug Sahm says flatly of the veteran Southwestern aggregation he is taking on the road ...

Doug Sahm: Groover's Paradise (Warner Bros.)

Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 19 October 1974

OL' UNCLE Doug sure is a goodtimer. Take a whole chunk of that Johnny Rivers Boogie Band feel, dilute with a touch of pure Mike ...

Doug Sahm: Groovers Paradise

Review by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, December 1974

DOUG SAHM'S LAST album, Doug Sahm And Band on Atlantic Records, was one of the very finest bits of squashed vinyl of 1973. Sahm's band ...

Doug Sahm, Asleep At the Wheel, Bob Wills: I Hear Miles and Miles of Texas

Overview by Joe Sasfy, Unicorn Times, October 1976

THE CHILDE Harold could have billed it as a mini-folk festival. Mini 'cause only two acts appeared, Doug Sahm and his Texas Tornadoes on a ...

Tex Mex Makes Your Feet Smile

Overview by Martin Hawkins, Melody Maker, 22 March 1980

MARTIN HAWKINS uncovers the Tex-Mex mix that gives the roots to the San Antonio sound. It's time to discover the music of Sahm, Fender and ...

Sahm Enchanted Evening: Sir Douglas Quintet at London’s Mean Fiddler

Live Review by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 1985

THE LONG Ryders, Lone Justice, Blasters and the rest? Forget ‘em! Sir Doug has returned to show these punks how good "rock and roll from ...

Doug Sahm: It's The Sahm Old Song

Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 7 September 1985

DOUG SAHM, Tex Mex rocker from San Antonio to Stockholm, is still fighting fit at 40. GAVIN MARTIN hears the secrets of his rock'n'roll survival. ...

Doug Sahm: He's About A Rocker

Interview by Luke Torn, Austin Chronicle, 9 June 1989

DEFINING DOUG Sahm is no easy task. The original Texas Tornado. Doug Saldana. Sir Douglas. Talk to a dozen different people and you'll get a ...

Doug Sahm Day at Camargo Park/Tribute To Augie Meyers at Guadalupe Cultural Arts Centre, San Antonio

Live Review by John Morthland, No Depression, 13 October 2002

YOU'D NEVER KNOW it from the history books, but San Antonio had an incredibly vital rock scene in the late 1950s and early '60s. ...

Doug Sahm: A Review

Overview by Geoffrey Himes, Harp, Spring 2002

LIKE DR. JOHN in New Orleans and Paul Butterfield in Chicago, Doug Sahm was a white kid whose musical curiosity led him to the wrong ...

Designated Drummer: The Guru of Groove, Ernie Durawa

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 23 May 2003

DESIGNATED DRUMMER. IF YOU'RE GOING to hang a tag on the able shoulders of Ernesto "Ernie" Durawa, that would be the one. For almost 50 ...

Joe Nick Patoski on Doug Sahm

Interview by Stephen K. Peeples,, 25 July 2015

Totally true tall tales from Texas about Biblical floods, Doug Sahm, Texas music, Texas Tornados, rednecks, cowboys, hippies, San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Huey P. Meaux, ...

see also Sir Douglas Quintet, The

see also Texas Tornados


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