The legendary Texas Tornados – Doug Sahm, Freddy Fender, Flaco Jiménez, and Augie Meyers – help us kick off the week with their version of ? and the Mysterians’ garage rock classic “96 Tears”.
Summer may be coming to a close but there is still time left to enjoy some seasonal fun. There’s something about summer that always makes me think of Doug Sahm. His music is infused with a laid-back, fun-loving vibe that is guaranteed to bring a smile to my – and hopefully your – face. Here’s […]
I can’t think of a better way to end this week than to help spread the news on a new release from none other than the Texas Tornados. You will be hard pressed to come up with a band that is more representative of what many consider to be true “Texas Music”. Esta Bueno (Bismeaux […]
Spring brings us two phenomenal releases honoring the legacy of Texas music pioneers Doug Sahm and Townes Van Zandt. The recently released Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard Records) pays tribute to San Antonio native Doug Sahm. Sahm established himself in 1965 as leader of the Sir Douglas Quintet, a band whose […]