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Chadbourne, Eugene (2021). "The Sir Douglas Quintet - Day Dreaming at Midnight". AllMusic . Retrieved February 4, 2021. Hisaw, Eric (August 1, 2010). "Mr. Record Man: Doug Sahm, Sir Douglas Quintet and the Texas Tornados". Lone Star Music Magazine . Retrieved February 15, 2021.

Sahm was featured in the 1974 mural "Austintatious" at the Drag portion of Guadalupe street in Austin. [116] He was inducted into the Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame with the 1982–1983 class. [117] In 2002, the Americana Music Association gave him the President's Award. [118] On October 13, 2002, San Antonio's mayor Ed Garza declared the date "Doug Sahm Day" in the city. [119] In 2008, Sahm was an inaugural inductee to the Austin Music Memorial. [120] On April 10, 2008, Austin City Council approved the motion to rename the spiral hill in Butler Metro Park to Doug Sahm Hill, in recognition of his "great talents in the music industry". [121] The 35-foot (11-metre) hill is the highest point in the park, with a 360° view of Austin's skyline. [122] In November 2009, artist David Blancas completed La Música de San Anto for the San Anto Cultural Arts Community Mural Program. Located on the west side of San Antonio, the 141-by-17-foot (43-by-5.2-metre) mural features San Antonio musicians including Sahm. [123] Blancas restored the mural in 2020. [124] Federico Archuleta also painted two murals in Austin depicting Sahm. [125] Billboard staff (July 9, 1955). "Other Records Released this Week". Billboard . Retrieved January 25, 2021– via Google Books. a b "Doug Sahm and the Sir Douglas Quintet: A Brief History". . Retrieved September 3, 2013.Schulian, John (October 9, 1974). "It Seemed Like the Tex-Mex Trip Never Left Austin". The Evening Sun. Vol.129, no.149. The Baltimore Sun . Retrieved February 24, 2021– via

Whitburn, Joel (1990). Joel Whitburn Presents the Billboard Hot 100 Charts: The Sixties. Record Research Incorporated. ISBN 978-0-898-20074-4. Sahm and the Texas Tornados' song "A Little Bit is Better Than Nada" was featured in the 1996 film Tin Cup. [45] In 1998, Sahm collaborated with The Gourds for the release S.D.Q. 98'. [8] The same year, he joined the Latino supergroup Los Super Seven. [79] By 1999, impressed by Dallas singer Ed Burleson, Sahm assembled a band that consisted of Bill Kirchen (guitar), Tommy Detamore and Clay Baker (steel guitars) and Alvin Crow (fiddle). Sahm booked the Cherry Ridge Studios in Floresville, Texas, and he assisted with the recording of Burleson's debut album My Perfect World. The album was the first release on Sahm's own label, Tornado Records. Using the same band, Sahm extended the booking at Cherry Ridge Studios for a series of recording sessions during July and August 1999. [80] Personal life [ edit ] DiMartino, Dave (1994). Singer-songwriters: Pop Music's Performer-composers from A to Zevon. Billboard Books. ISBN 978-0-823-07629-1. Amigos De Musica, Doug Saldana, Him (6), Samm Dogg, Sir Douglas, The Texas Tornado, Wayne Douglas (3)

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Chicago Tribune staff (November 23, 1999). "Musician Doug Sahm, 58, leader of Sir Douglas Quintet". Chicago Tribune . Retrieved February 11, 2021. and the Beatles'"She's A Woman." The song was recorded on January, 14, 1965, and proved to be their all-time biggest hit. Harvey Kagan played with a wedding/event band called The Oh So Good! Band, in the San Antonio area for decades. In the 1980s he became a pharmacist. He died at the age of 73 in 2019.

The Sir Douglas Quintet released “Mendocino” as their first single with the Smash label in the fall of 1968.The initial success of the new group, the Quintet, on the airwaves and sales charts was achieved when they made records in conjunction with Houston music producer Huey P. Meaux. [4] Houston's recording industry had become the center of Texas R&B music. [5] Douglas Wayne Sahm was born November 6, 1941, in San Antonio, Texas. Considered to be a prodigy on steel-guitar, mandolin, and fiddle, he made his radio debut at age five singing "Teardrops In My Heart" on station KMAC in San Antonio. This was followed by two years of radio appearances on the Mutual network. He became a featured player on the Louisiana Hayride country radio program by age eight. Known as Little Doug Sahm, he would often sit in at live performances of such greats as Webb Pierce, Hank Thompson and Faron Young. In December, 1952, Hank Williams took Doug on stage in Austin, Texas, less than two weeks before Williams's death.

In the summer of 1960 Doug Sahm & The Markays had a #12 hit in San Antonio with “Why Why Why”, written by Sahm. He followed up with a single credited to Doug Sahm titled “Baby Tell Me”, which climbed to #17 in San Antonio in December ’60. In 1961 Doug Sahm & the Dell-Kings had a Top 40 hit in San Antonio titled “More and More”. Sahm had several other Top 40 hits in the San Antonio record market in the early 60s. Said future bandmate Harvey Kagan of Doug Sahm’s stage presence, “His look in those days was a pompadour haircut, suit and tie, and a diamond pinkie ring.” a b "The Sir Douglas Quintet Songs ••• Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography ••• Music VF, US & UK hits charts". . Retrieved August 4, 2020. Renshaw, Jerry (June 23, 2000). "The Return of Wayne Douglas". Austin Chronicle . Retrieved February 11, 2021. Douglas Wayne Sahmwas born in 1941 in San Antonio, Texas. Sahm began singing at age five and learned to play the steel guitar at age six. He was considered a child prodigy on the instrument. By the age of eight, he had appeared on the Louisiana Hayride. And on December 19, 1952, at the age of eleven, Doug Sahm appeared onstage in Austin, Texas, at what would be the final concert performance by Hank Williams at the Skyline Club. [Williams would die on January 1, 1953]. Doug Sahm also performed in the early 50s with country stars Faron Young, Webb Pierce and Hank Thompson. Hewon a children’s talent contest on KMAC in San Antonio, where he performed regularly for two years. At age thirteen, he was offered a spot on the Grand Ole Opry.However, his mother declined the offer, wanting Doug Sahm to finish school. Meanwhile, he grew proficient in accordion, guitar and piano. In 1955 he recorded at the age of 14 as Little Doug and the Bandits. Moser, Margaret (November 26, 1999). "State Musician of Texas". Austin Chronicle. Vol.19, no.13 . Retrieved February 25, 2021.Pareles, Jon (November 22, 1999). "Doug Sahm, Musical Voice of Texas, Dies at 58". The New York Times . Retrieved March 4, 2021. Finally, on November 26, 1999, Terry Gross rebroadcast a tribute put together by Ed Ward in 1988, plus an interview she conducted with Sahm on September 7, 1989, on her radio show Fresh Air. You can listen to this broadcast in RealAudio. This segment starts at about the 46:50 mark into the program [Tip: Move the slider on the Real Audio window to this point]. Sahm, himself, comes in at about the 52:00 minute mark. In the introduction, Gross misreads a line when she says that Sahm died at the age of 88 (he was actually 58). Later she corrects herself. Also, Ward mistakenly states that Sahm was of Lebanese descent, when his parents were actually Americans of German and Irish origin. 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.

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