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Sir Douglas Rave-Up With Dylan & Jones!

Interview by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 13 November 1965

THREE O'CLOCK in the morning in New York and most of the inhabitants were asleep in their beds. Down in Greenwich Village, a night club ...

Sir Douglas Quintet: "Adults Resent Groups"

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 10 September 1966

SOME ENGLISH performers, it seems, have done nothing recently but knock America: the people, their attitudes, their way of life. ...

Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sir Douglas Quintet: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium; Don Ellis: Pilgrimage Theater, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 22 April 1969

In Southland Concerts, Creedence and Ellis Perform ...

Doors' Soft Parade leads US underground LP releases

Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 13 September 1969

THE DOORS: The Soft Parade — 'Tell All The People'; 'Touch Me'; 'Shaman's Blues'; 'Do It'; 'Easy Ride'; 'Wild Child'; 'Runnin' Blue'; 'Wishful Sinful'; 'The ...

Gene Vincent: He Sounded Like Maybe He Was Testifying

Report by Todd Everett, Rolling Stone, 28 May 1970

THE MUSICIANS had all arrived and were standing patiently by the door at two o'clock, Sunday afternoon, March 8th. Three were official members of the ...

The Sir Douglas Quintet, Augie Meyers: Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 September 1971

His Lordship at Troubadour ...

Chicano Rock

Special Feature by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, 30 October 1971

ON 3 February 1959 Richard Valenzuela died in a plane crash along with Buddy Holly whose final recordings foretold the Beatless sixties; a more pop ...

The story of 'O'val

Interview by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 30 October 1976


That's Cool, That's Trash: A History of the First Punk Era

Retrospective by Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1979

FOR FIFTEEN years there has been an enigmatic force burrowing underground, pulling people by their roots down toward the core of white-hot rawness. Gripped by ...

Tex Mex Makes Your Feet Smile

Overview by Martin Hawkins, Melody Maker, 22 March 1980

MARTIN HAWKINS uncovers the Tex-Mex mix that gives the roots to the San Antonio sound. It's time to discover the music of Sahm, Fender and ...

Sir Douglas: Still Moving

Retrospective by Bill Bentley, L.A. Weekly, 30 January 1981

THE MAN that producer Jerry Wexler, himself tagged the "godfather of rhythm & blues," recently described as the "best all-around rock musician" playing, is one ...

Sahm Enchanted Evening: Sir Douglas Quintet at London’s Mean Fiddler

Live Review by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 1985

THE LONG Ryders, Lone Justice, Blasters and the rest? Forget ‘em! Sir Doug has returned to show these punks how good "rock and roll from ...

Tex-adelia: 13th Floor Elevators and others

Retrospective by Edwin Pouncey, Vox, February 1991

The stomping ground for much of the action that took place during the "Psychedelic '60s" is usually considered to be San Francisco, where bands such ...

Doug Sahm Day at Camargo Park/Tribute To Augie Meyers at Guadalupe Cultural Arts Centre, San Antonio

Live Review by John Morthland, No Depression, 13 October 2002

YOU'D NEVER KNOW it from the history books, but San Antonio had an incredibly vital rock scene in the late 1950s and early '60s. ...

America's Beatles

Retrospective by Harold Bronson, Rock's Backpages, April 2017

THIS YEAR THERE have been more events to celebrate the rock music of the 1960s than in any previous one, and it's still only April. ...

see also Augie Meyers

see also Doug Sahm

see also Texas Tornados


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