Doug Sahm

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Legal name: Douglas Wayne Sahm


Douglas Wayne Sahm (November 6, 1941 – November 18, 1999) was an American musician from Texas. Born in San Antonio, Texas, he was a child prodigy in country music but became a significant figure in roots rock and other genres. Sahm is considered one of the most important figures in what is identified as Tex-Mex music. He was the founder and leader of the 1960s rock and roll band, the Sir Douglas Quintet. He would later co-found the Texas Tornados with Augie Meyers, Freddy Fender, and Flaco Jiménez as well as Los Super Seven.

Sahm was proficient on multiple musical instruments and was a lifelong baseball fan.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1973 Doug Sahm and Band Doug Sahm 2
1973 Rough Edges Doug Sahm 1
1974 Groover's Paradise Doug Sahm 1
1976 Texas Rock For Country Rollers Sir Doug & The Texas Tornados 1
1989 Juke Box Music Doug Sahm 2
1995 The Last Real Texas Blues Band Featuring Doug Sahm Doug Sahm 1
1999 Get a Life Doug Sahm 1
1999 Hell of a Spell Doug Sahm 1
2000 The Return of Wayne Douglas Doug Sahm 1
2012 The San Antonio Hipster Doug Sahm 1
Doug Sahm Live from Austin, TX (1975) Doug Sahm 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 The Best of Doug Sahm's Atlantic Sessions Doug Sahm 1
2000 San Antonio Rock: The Harlem Recordings 1957-1961 Doug Sahm 1
2000 The Sir Douglas Quintet Is Back! (1964-1966) Doug Sahm & The Sir Douglas Quintet 1
2003 The Genuine Texas Groover Doug Sahm 1
2005 The Complete Mercury Masters Doug Sahm & The Sir Douglas Quintet 1
2009 Juke Box Music / The Last Real Texas Blues Band Doug Sahm 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 Back to the 'Dillo Doug Sahm & Augie Meyers and Assorted Friends 2

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