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Music – 1979 – ACL – Doug Sahm + Sir Douglas Quintet Who Is The Next In Line + Down On The Border

Doug Sahm was an American musician and singer-songwriter from Texas….who was born in San Antonio, Texas….and was a child prodigy in country music….but became a significant figure in roots rock and other genres. 

Sahm is considered one of the most important figures in what is identified as Tex-Mex music….who was proficient on multiple instruments….and the founder and leader of the 1960’s + 1070’s rock and roll band, the Sir Douglas Quintet….as seen in this video herewith.  He would later co-found the Texas Tornados with Augie Meyers, Freddy Fender and Flaco Jiménez….as well as Los Super Seven.

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