By Jan Reid
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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Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm (Brad and Michele Moore Roots Music Series) by Jan Reid