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Doug Sahm

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    December 18, 2013

    "Lido" Legend Boz Scaggs: "More Power to Doug Sahm!"

    In terms of classic-rock anthologies, Columbia/Legacy's "The Essential" series would be difficult to improve upon. The single-or-double CD sets provide a solid overview of an artist's career with a historical essay and - most importantly - often collect a musician's work with more than one label int ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    The 30 Best Texas Albums

    Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Merry Christmas, High Rollers: The Most Expensive Vintage Concert Tees On eBay

    A few days ago I asked Rocks Off fans on Facebook what the most they had ever spent on a concert tee was. Most people topped out at $50 for touring legacy acts, while some shelled out a lot more for hoodies and limited-edition tees. Now the world of concert posters is a whole other animal unto its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    10 Doug Sahm/Sir Douglas Quintet Albums You Need to Own

    Tonight at the Continental Club, Austin's Freddie Steady 5 will head up a tribute to the late Doug Sahm focusing on Sahm's 2000 album The Return of Wayne Douglas, which he recorded only a few months before dying of a heart attack in November 1999. La Porte native Freddie Krc, leader of the 5, has ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    50 Rad Things Now on the Sig's Lagoon Walls

    Within the past month, the walls of Sig's Lagoon have been transformed into a sprawling pop-culture collage of posters, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine covers, picture discs and cardboard cutouts courtesy of former Sundance Records owner Bobby Barnard. Since the longtime San Marcos music stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    You're Such a Groove, Please Don't Move, Please Stay Here [And Pour Me A] Mendocino

    It's funny, the way we form associations with things. Names are a big one. In recent discussion with a sister-in-law, regarding potential names for a potential kid, we cast names aside willy-nilly, citing former relationships and kids we hated in our youth. At one point, someone advocated Jolene (I ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Saturday: Chris Gray Day at the Continental Club

    Photo by Marco TorresChris with the officers that saved his life.​Click here for a slideshow of the bands and here for a slideshow of the crowd. "I didn't know Chris was a celebrity." Chris Gray's mother told a rapt audience from the stage on Saturday afternoon that she was "overwhelmed" by ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2011

    Hey, Baby, Que Pasó

    Texas Tornado Augie Meyers, king of the Tex-Mex Vox organ, can tell some stories.

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    June 16, 2011
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    June 14, 2011

    Zoo Station: A Noah's Ark Of 75 Animal Songs

    And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    November 4, 2010

    Loud Is the Night

    San Antonio's Hacienda blossoms under a Black Key's patronage.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Top 10 Honorary Texas Musicians

    West Vita​Right here, right now, and in print all damn week, you can read the Houston Press' interview with perhaps the hottest new band on the South 40, San Antonio's Hacienda (above). Whether or not they go on to become a South Texas Kings of Leon - Hacienda is also three brothers and a cous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Friday Night: The National At House Of Blues

    Photos by Groovehouse​The National House of Blues October 8, 2010 Houston crowds like to party. The National does not. These two seemingly indisputable musical facts led Aftermath to imagine all sorts of nightmare scenarios for the Brooklyn band's visit to House of Blues Friday night, from t ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2010

    San Antonio, Baby

    The road to Raul Malo's heart goes straight through Doug Sahm's hometown.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    18 Successful Musicians Under Age 18

    Dan Klores CommunicationsTommy, can you hear me?​Tonight House Of Blues welcomes the traveling underage rock revue School Of Rock as they re-create highlights from 1985's Live Aid concerts. SOR features three bands or teens and preteens rocking out and learning the ropes of touring and rock. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Sole of Houston: Bicycles Enable Lomax And Beebe To Cover 30-Plus Miles Of Hood

    Murder, tacos and Perpetual Help​Man, there has been a lot of water under the bridge since David Beebe and I last undertook a Sole of Houston stroll in December of 2008.For my part, there was a divorce, massive weight loss, and the ditching of pretty much all my vices. As for Beebe, the supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Roy Head, Sir Douglas Quintet Help SugarHill Swing Into The Psychedelic '60s

    Ed Note: All this week, to celebrate the release of Dr. Roger Wood and Andy Bradley's new book House of Hits: The Story of Houston's Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios and preview this weekend's related festivities at Sig's Lagoon and the Continental Club, Rocks Off and Lonesome Onry and Mean are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    He Said She Said: 10 Artists Who Never Got Their Due

    In the course of music history, some bands get that extra push by pop culture and become uber-iconic, while others, though just as deserving, go largely unnoticed except by those who choose to dig even deeper. For every Elvis Presley, there is a seedier Carl Perkins off to the side. David Bowie get ... More >>

  • Music

    December 24, 2009

    Somewhere Trouble Don't Go

    The best Texas albums of 2009...or what we could squeeze in.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Remembering Doug Sahm - 10 Years Gone Already?

    "You just can't live in Texas if you don't have a lot of soul" - Doug Sahm, "At the Crossroads" ​If the Texas music scene ever had a soul, it belonged to Doug Sahm, the leader of the Sir Douglas Quintet who passed away ten years ago Wednesday. It didn't matter whether he was knee-deep in the blu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Aftermath: Tremoloco at Under the Volcano

    Photos by Vera Mitchell  Los Angeles roots band Tremoloco brought Doug Sahm-type Mexican soul to an enthusiastic audience Wednesday night at Under the Volcano. After warming up with a brand-new song called "Old Man," the band sucked the eager crowd in with a stellar country version of Warren Ze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Tremoloco Headed Back Under the Volcano

    Doug Sahm is probably up in heaven with a bottle of Big Red in his hand and a huge smile on his face and bending God's ear about Tremoloco. Lonesome, On'ry and Mean has received an early warning that Tremoloco is returning to Under the Volcano July 22, after a 13-month absence. Composed of Los Lobo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Aftermath: The Krayolas at Cactus Music

    Photos by Chris Gray The coolest band in Houston this weekend couldn't find a club or venue to play. Not at night, anyway - San Antonio's the Krayolas did manage to play Dan Electro's during Saturday afternoon's live broadcast of KPFT's Joe's Roadhouse, and Cactus Music an hour or two thereafter. If ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009
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    April 7, 2009

    Album of the Week: Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm

    As much as he deserves one - make that several - Doug Sahm is a tricky subject for a tribute album. The late San Antonio native known as "Sir Doug" was a true musical polymath, a master of just about every form of post-WWII popular music, both the big ones - country, blues, rock and r ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009
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    March 19, 2009

    SXSW: Austin Music Awards at Austin Music Hall

    Austin is full of ghosts, and not just at the Driskill Hotel. (Say hi to LBJ's mistress for us, though, those of you staying there.) Some of the ghosts aren't even dead. Take the Dicks (above), Austin's early-'80s hardcore trail-blazers who reconvened to play Wednesday night's Austin Music Awards an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: A Tribute to Chris Gaffney

    Right on the heels of Wednesday's announcement of Vanguard's new Doug Sahm tribute album comes Yep Roc's tribute to Chris Gaffney, The Man of Somebody's Dreams. Ironically, it includes some of the same high-profile roots artists who pay tribute to Sahm: Dave Alvin, Los Lobos and Alejandro Escov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Doug Sahm Tribute Album Due March 24

    Vanguard Records (Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters, Kim Richey, the Watson Twins) announced today it will release Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm, a 14-song disc honoring the late musican known as Sir Doug, March 24. Artists include Delbert McClinton, Los Lobos, Alejandro Escovedo, Dav ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Americans Recording Mexican Songs

    The Bueno, the Bad and the Muy Ugly

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    January 31, 2008
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    March 24, 2005

    Los Super 7

    Heard It on the X

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    A Pair of Aces

    John Evans and Jesse Dayton drop career-defining records two weeks apart

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Doug Sahm

    The Genuine Texas Groover (Rhino Handmade)

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    McKay Brothers

    McKay Brothers (Texas Archipelago Records)

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Flaco Jimenez

    Tuesday, September 23

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Sons of Sahm

    Missouri's Bottle Rockets resurrect the Texas Tornado and rediscover themselves

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    Roy Head

    Head On! (Music Club)

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Freddy Fender / Doug Sahm

    Exitos en Español: The Spanish Side of Freddy Fender (Music Club) /The Roots of Doug Sahm, Son of San Antonio (Music Club)

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Minibill

    Flaco Jimenez

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Conjunto's King

    Advancements in Tejano aside, Flaco Jimenez is still the champ

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Rotation

    Various Artists

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Remembering Doug Sahm

    The Texas Tornado is gone, but not forgotten

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    North and South

    Tranquil Canada flavors San Antonian Doug Sahm's rustic music

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    May 16, 1996
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    April 27, 1995
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    March 16, 1995
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    December 15, 1994
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