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  Doug Sahm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sahm was proficient on dozens of musical instruments and was a lifelong baseball fan.
Sahm began his musical career singing and playing steel guitar, mandolin and violin as "Little" Doug Sahm, making his radio debut at the age five and releasing his first record "A Real American Joe" at age eleven.
Doug Sahm died of a heart attack in his sleep in a motel room in Taos, New Mexico on November 18, 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doug_Sahm   (680 words)

 The Doug Sahm Memorial Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Doug Sahm was a great inspiration and influence on our music, he was very open and ready to sit in or ask us to sit in whenever we were in the same town.
Doug Sahm was a personal friend and the shock of his death was astonishing but I had not had time to grieve for my friend, my newspaper put me on the job.
As a native of San Antonio I was born and weaned on the Texas Grooves of Doug Sahm.
members.aol.com /sirdoug   (15010 words)

Doug was a true baseball fanatic and I remember him raving about the Blue Jays, who had lost to Kansas City in the previous year's playoffs, and what a good young ball club they were.
Doug was eager to go to a Jays game although he was confounded by our primitive law of the time, which disallowed the sale of beer at the ball park.
While in town Doug Sahm is holed up at the Waldorf Astoria and thanks to publicist Richard Flohil, one of Doug's compadres in Toronto, I score a late afternoon interview the day after the Eh Team's first gig at the Horseshoe Tavern.
www.interlog.com /~roman/archives/dougsahm.htm   (2586 words)

 Sir Douglas Quintet with Doug Sahm - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Doug was a true original and his music is unique; The Sir Douglas Quintet and Doug Sahm are long overdue for induction to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
Doug would get everyone in on the show - he would let us dance on the stage at the north soap creek - just like we could do at the bigger convention center concerts if we were lucky enough to score backstage passes to get on stage.
Doug's songs were original and he did not have to take familiar riffs or lyrics to make him the star that he is, unlike most of today's so-called stars in music.
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 Doug Sahm: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Guitarist, composer, arranger, and songwriter Doug Sahm [+] was a knowledgeable music historian and veteran performer equally comfortable in a range of styles, including Texas blues, country, rock and roll, Western swing, and Cajun.
Sahm began recording for a procession of small labels (Harlem, Warrior, Renner and Personality), in 1955 with "A Real American Joe" under the name Little Doug Sahm.
Among Sahm's most essential blues records are Hell of a Spell [+] (1980, reissued in 1999), a blues album dedicated to Guitar Slim [+], and his Grammy-nominated studio album for Antone's, The Last Real Texas Blues Band.
www.music.com /person/doug_sahm/1   (574 words)

 Doug Sahm 1941 - 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Doug Sahm, born and raised in San Antonio, then formed a group patterning themselves on the success of the British bands, aptly named the Sir Douglas Quintet.
Playing with Sir Douglas, as Doug Saldana, Wayne Douglas, Samm Dogg, Sahm played the music with emotion and feeling....the music was his life.
Doug Sahm passed away on 18 November 1999 in Taos, New Mexico.
www.btinternet.com /~dkw57/doug.html   (242 words)

 Doug Sahm Day 2002
But upon reflection, we decided it would be better to grow Doug Sahm Day naturally to the point where holding it in the Missions' stadium made logical sense.
"Doug Sahm was a San Antonio native son, and one of the most gifted, eclectic and influential musicians the State of Texas has ever produced," said Mayor Garza.
Doug’s wide-ranging celebrity, will ensure widespread awareness of, and media coverage of, Doug Sahm Day, with ancillary benefits to accrue to local charities.
dougsahmday.com /2002.html   (682 words)

 Doug Sahm tribute
Sahm talked non-stop, although not about anything I could write about: cosmic theory, astrology (he'd determined early on that we were both Scorpios, with birthdays just a few days apart), good vibes, and probably a lot of other stuff.
Doug had hoped that "Rise" would take off as an anthem for the farmworkers and their Anglo supporters, but striking farmworkers don't buy albums, and Epic was left with a dud on their hands.
But that was Doug: constantly spinning off enthusiasm for places and people you'd never heard of, making your head spin with non-sequiturs and non-linear leaps which made perfect sense to him, a Chicano one day, a honky bluesman the next, a missing person the day after that.
www.furious.com /perfect/dougsahm.html   (1176 words)

 TEXASMIKE DOUG SAHM PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
We used to make mixes and go sit in his car and listen to them real loud...he had a great car stereo.....The output of this was 4 songs..two of which made it to this CD ("Get A Life" and "Amsterdam I Hear You Calling").
Doug died in a Santa Fe, New Mexico motel room soon after the recordings.
Doug gave me some important things to live by, one of which was to identify a silly disease most muso's have....environmental absorption syndrome...that whatever environment musicians are in...
www.texasmike.com /DOUG_SAHM_PAGE.html   (218 words)

 Doug Sahm
Doug Sahm was born November 6th, 1942 in San Antonio Texas, and became a regular performer on local radio stations by age 10.
He was a steel guitar prodigy who also was proficient on fiddle, mandolin and guitar which led him to becoming one of the most versatile and accomplished musicians of the time.
Doug Sahm, apparently passed away of natural causes...
www.joson.com /music/dougsahm.htm   (163 words)

 Doug Sahm and the Sir Douglas Quintet: A Brief History
Sahm and Meyers continued to record for different American labels throughout the 1970's and early 1980's, but without the popularity of the early years.
Three articles about Doug Sahm which were originally published in Texas Monthly magazine in 1974, 1989, and 1993, have been reposted on their website.
As a joke, Sahm once told Ward that they were from Lebanon and this misstatement of fact was repeated by John Lomax III in the liner notes to 1998 CD The Crazy Cajun Recordings, as well as in The Guiness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, among other places.
www.laventure.net /tourist/sdq_hist.htm   (1731 words)

 Doug Sahm, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
One of his greatest albums, Doug Sahm and Band, (1973, Atlantic) was recorded in New York City with Bob Dylan, Dr.
Among Sahm's most essential blues records are Hell of a Spell (1980, reissued in 1999), a blues album dedicated to Guitar Slim, and his Grammy-nominated studio album for Antone's, The Last Real Texas Blues Band.
Sahm died November 18, 1999; the posthumous The Return of Wayne Douglas appeared the following summer.
www.emusic.com /artist/10562/10562704.html   (499 words)

 The Doug Sahm Memorial Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I was impressed that Doug was still a stone music-head, after all the years of scrambling and travelling and the ups and downs and coming close, two or three times, to being a major star.
Doug was on ABC at the time and was pitching a single to the country market -- its title escapes me right now.
Doug Sahm is gone.Our hearts and prayers go out for Doug and the Sahm family.His beautiful spirit and music touched the people of the world.There will never be another Sir Doug.
members.aol.com /sirdoug/index2.html   (6690 words)

 LivinBlues- Doug Sahm
Sahm, at various times throughout his 50-year career, had been referred to as Sir Douglas, Doug Saldana, Wayne Douglas, and Cosmic Cowboy----in addition to his birth name.
Sahm's return to Texas culminated in Jerry Wexler producing Doug Sahm and Band, featuring Bob Dylan, Flaco Jiminez, David Bromberg, and Dr.
Doug Sahm's artistic legacy was to constantly seek out vistas to broaden his musical palette and ours.
www.livinblues.com /bluesrooms/dougsahm.asp   (501 words)

 Twangzine - Doug Sahm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Doug calls it one of his most commercial tunes written to date.
Doug Sahm plays fiddle, steel, Bajo Sexto, Guitar, and Hammond Organ throughout.
Stylistically, this disc is all over the place, but regardless of the musical genre, it has Doug Sahm's trademark stamp on it.
www.twangzine.net /rev/rev-dougsahm.html   (205 words)

 Doug Sahm
My discovery of Sahm's music went backwards from the Texas Tornados to his earlier solo and Sir Douglas Quintet work.
Joined on this one by his long time collaborator Augie Meyers, his son Shawn and alternative country pioneers the Gourds, the songs on this album will make you appreciate what a talent we lost when this music legend left us.
If you were ever a fan of Sahm, the Sir Douglas Quintet, or the Texas Tornados, you must have this album.
web.telia.com /~u52304769/sahm1.html   (173 words)

 Doug Sahm MP3 Downloads - Doug Sahm Music Downloads - Doug Sahm Music Videos
Doug Sahm began his solo career in 1972, after the Sir Douglas Quintet finished its contract with Smash/Mercury and after Atlantic Records co-owner/producer Jerry Wexler convinced him to sign to his label.
This group cut a lot of material, which was whittled down to the 12-track album Doug Sahm and Band, released in early 1973.
At the time, the record received a push from the label and was generally disparaged because of those very all-stars on whose back it was sold, but the years have been kind indeed to the album, and it stands among Sahm's best.
www.mp3.com /albums/40235/summary.html   (403 words)

 Texas Monthly: Remembering Doug Sahm
Doug Sahm, Texas musical legend, died in Taos, New Mexico on Thursday, November 18, 1999.
Doug Sahm's brand of music is fun, funky, fundamental—Next time you leave home pack Texas Tornado next to your boots.
Austin rocker Doug Sahm joins forces with blues impresario Clifford Antone to rejuvenate a venerable raunchy sound.
www.texasmonthly.com /mag/extras/dougsahm/index.php   (189 words)

 Amazon.com: Doug Sahm & Band: Music: Doug Sahm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Doug and his collaborators put together the best, raw, spontaneous set that I have ever heard in my entire life.
Doug and his Band groove out Blues, Country, Swing, Tex-Mex and Rock....and it is all raw, fun and powerful.
Originally on Atlantic records and recorded in 1973 this is Doug Sahm primetime.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000566DF?v=glance   (757 words)

 Honky Tonk Gift Shop - Doug Sahm
Gathered together on this CD collection are 22 tracks from Doug Sahm's personal musical odyssey over the years 1968-75.
Doug was one in a million, as no one can deliver a song like him.
This is the stuff Doug used to lay down at the Old Soap Saloon.
www.honkytonktx.com /shop/feature.html?name=Doug+Sahm   (387 words)

 Induction of Doug Sahm into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Petition
From his first hitmaking band, The Sir Douglas Quintet in the 1960s, to his all-star ensemble, The Texas Tornados, in the 1990s, Doug Sahm was a pivotal force in rock, country, blues and Latino music, amassing fans not only in his native Texas, but across the United States and around the world.
In addition, Doug commanded the respect and affection of his musical peers; Bob Dylan, Jerry Wexler, Kris Kristofferson, Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco are just a few of the many, many important artists and musical figures that Doug befriended, worked with and touched with his music over his long and diverse career.
The Induction of Doug Sahm into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Petition to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was created by Doug Sahm Day organizers and written by John T. Davis (jt@milamandcompany.com).
www.petitiononline.com /DougSahm   (422 words)

 Doug Sahm News
News about Doug Sahm continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
I've had Texas on my mind lately: March 6 was the 100th anniversary of Western swing architect Bob Wills's birth, and next week I'll head down to Austin for the capital's annual music blowout, the South by...
Doug Sahm knew the T-Bone Walker book inside out.
www.topix.net /who/doug-sahm   (160 words)

 The Austin Chronicle Music: Timeline/Discography
It covers only Doug Sahm's most notable 45s, LPs, and CDs released in the United States under his name or pseudonyms such as the Sir Douglas Quintet or the Texas Tornados.
Jerry Garcia and Doug Sahm at the Armadillo, 1972
At this point, Sahm is already proficient on triple-neck steel guitar, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and playing by ear.
austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/1999-11-26/music_feature11.html   (1947 words)

 eBay - doug sahm, Groover's Paradise, CDs items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
DOUG SAHM "Doug Sahm and Band" LP Atlantic #SD-7254
Doug Sahm Amos Garrett Gene Taylor Formerly Bros record
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 CONNECT - Doug Sahm
Guitarist, composer, arranger, and songwriter Doug Sahm was a knowledgeable music historian and veteran performer equally comfortable in a range of styles, including Texas blues, country, rock & roll, Western swing, and Cajun.
Sahm began recording for a procession of small labels (Harlem, Warrior, Renner and Personality), in 1955 with "A...
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 A Tribute to departed musical friends of The Pat Murphy Band - 'Sippiana Soul and Rhythm and Blues
I first heard Doug in 1965 when his record, "She’s About A Mover" with The Sir Douglas Quintet was burning up the AM airwaves.
Doug’s music (no matter what style he happened to be playing) was real and authentic.
Doug, I’m sure that you’re at The Great Soap Creek Saloon in the Sky fronting a great house band and having a blast.
www.thepatmurphyband.com /tribute.htm   (1107 words)

 DigiGuide : Doug Sahm
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Find out more on Doug Sahm at the Internet Movie Database
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 Doug Sahm discography >> liveDaily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
2 Doug Sahm stories in the news archives >>
Best of Doug Sahm's Atlantic Sessions (1996 CD)
Best of Doug Sahm's Atlantic Sessions (1992 CD)
www.livedaily.com /artists/discography/Doug_Sahm-610.html   (187 words)

 Rolling Stone : Doug Sahm
Texas Rocker Doug Sahm Found Dead in New...
The late great Doug Sahm, who died unexpectedly in early 2000, was a genre-defying, musical badass w...
Who knows more about Doug Sahm than you?
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