Johnny Perez, drummer for legendary '60s Texas garage-rockers the Sir Douglas Quintet, has died.
Perez passed away in a hospital near Los Angeles due to complications of cirrhosis of the liver, according to the San Antonio Express-News. He was 69.
Perez was a Golden Gloves-level amateur boxer and ... More >>
"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 >>