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Genres: Blues, Country, Rock
Based in: San Antonio
Instrument: guitar, steel guitar, piano, vocals
Birthplace: San Antonio Birthdate: 11/6/1941 Deathdate: 11/18/1999
Buried at: Sunset Memorial Park, Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas
In 1965, the Sir Douglas Quintet recorded a smash hit, which Doug Sahm wrote, entitled "She's About a Mover," which made the U.S. Top Twenty chart. Sahm also teamed up with Freddie Fender, Flaco Jimenez, and Augie Meyers to form the Texas Tornados. Sahm's career spanned over four decades and encompassed a variety of musical styles, including German polkas, blues, rock and Tejano.