Biographies Of Rock Musicians

New PDF release: Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm (Brad and

By Jan Reid

Doug Sahm was once a singer, songwriter, and guitarist of mythical diversity and attractiveness. the 1st American musician to capitalize at the Nineteen Sixties British invasion, Sahm vaulted to overseas repute major a faux-British band referred to as the Sir Douglas Quintet, whose hits integrated "She's a few Mover", "The Rains Came", and "Mendocino". He made the canopy of "Rolling Stone" journal in 1968 and 1971 and played with the thankful useless, Dr. John, Willie Nelson, Boz Scaggs, and Bob Dylan. "Texas twister" is the 1st biography of this nationwide track legend. Jan Reid strains the entire arc of Sahm's enormously flexible musical occupation, in addition to the manic power that drove his occasionally turbulent own existence and loves. Reid follows Sahm from his formative years in San Antonio as a prodigy metal guitar participant via his breakout luck with the Sir Douglas Quintet and his stream to California, the place, with an artistic tackle blues, rock, nation, and jazz, he turned a celeb in San Francisco and invented the 'cosmic cowboy' vogue.
Reid additionally chronicles Sahm's later go back to Texas and to chart good fortune with the Grammy Award-winning Texas Tornados, a rowdy 'conjunto rock and roll band' that he modeled at the Beatles and which integrated Sir Douglas alum Augie Meyers and Tejano icons Freddy Fender and Flaco Jimenez. along with his remarkable expertise and a occupation that bridged 5 many years, Doug Sahm used to be a rock and roll innovator whose effect can merely be matched between his fellow Texas musicians by way of blood brother Holly, Roy Orbison, Janis Joplin, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. "Texas twister" vividly captures the strength and depth of this musician whose lifestyles burned out too quickly, yet whose song keeps to rock.

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