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The Sir Douglas Quintet

The Sir Douglas Quintet
Formed: 1964 in Houston, TX
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Disbanded: 1972
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock, World, Blues
Group Members: Doug Sahm, Augie Meyers, Harvey Kagen, Frank Morin, John Perez, Jim Stallings, Peter Ferst
Biography: Arguably the greatest and most influential Tex-Mex group ever, the Sir Douglas Quintet epitomized Texas' reputation as a fertile roots music melting pot and established the career of Tex-Mex cult legend Doug Sahm. The Quintet mixed country, blues, jazz, R&B, Mexican conjunto/norteño music, Cajun dances, ...Read full biography
The Return of Doug Saldaña
Released: 1971
Label: Acadia
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Since the Sir Douglas Quintet's records were so consistently satisfying and worked such a similar territory -- a loose-limbed, freewheeling eclecticism that encompassed rock & roll, blues, country, and ...Read full review
Rough Edges
Released: 1973
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Mercury assembled Rough Edges in 1973, after Doug Sahm had put the Sir Douglas Quintet on hiatus and headed over to Atlantic Records for a solo contract. The label cobbled it together from various odds ...Read full review
More The Sir Douglas Quintet albums: Main Albums (19), Compilations (35), Singles & EPs (2)
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