All posts by Shawn Sahm
From pedal steel prodigy to Texas Tornado, the late Doug Sahm was a walking (and jumping and singing and fingerpicking) encyclopedia of music. This exclusive excerpt from a new biography tracks the launch of his first great band, the Sir Douglas Quintet.
Country, jazz, blues, R&B, polka, and conjunto—the late, great Doug Sahm was a walking encyclopedia of Texas music. An exclusive excerpt from a new biography explores how he stirred it all together and found his own sound in his first great song.