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▶ Doug Sahm - She's About A Mover (Live From Austin TX) - Douglas Wayne Sahm (November 6, 1941 – November 18, 1999), was an American musician from Texas. Born in San Antonio, Texas, he was a child prodigy in country music but became a significant figure in roots rock and other genres.

Doug Sahm with Augie Meyers - Medley (Crazy Baby, One Night, Sometimes, Wasted Days & Wasted Nights) - YouTube. If you don't recognize the names but are into garage rock, think The Sir Douglas Quintet; if you like Tejano or country music, think the Texas Tornados. Those two did it all and did it better than most.

Sir Douglas Quintet - She's About A Mover -1965; at first thought to be a British band, they were from San Antonio, TX. Doug Sahm on lead vocals; Freddy Fender & Augie Meyers also in band.

Doug Sahm on the cover back when it was still a hippie rag. Better than now, for sure.

Billy Gibbons - Born in Houston, Texas. American musician, actor & car customizer, best known as the guitarist of the Texas blues-rock band ZZ Top. He is also the lead singer & composer for many of the band's songs. Gibbons is known for playing his Gretsch Billy Bo guitar and his famous 1959 Gibson Les Paul guitar known as Pearly Gates. Gibbons has a bass vocal range, spanning E♭1 to E♭5, one of the widest ranges in rock. He is noted for using an old five peso Mexican coin as a guitar plectrum.

Gram Parsons - Together Again -American singer/songwriter, guitarist/pianist. Parsons best known for country music genre; he also popularized what he called "Cosmic American Music", hybrid of country/rhythm & blues/soul, folk, and rock. Also worked w/ International Submarine Band, The Byrds, and The Flying Burrito Brothers. --

Little Doug outside his southside San Antonio home circa 1954

The Sir Douglas Quintet was an American rock band, active in the mid 1960s and 1970s Despite their British-sounding name, they came out of San Antonio, Texas. With their first hits, they were acclaimed in their home state. Their move coincided with the burgeoning San Francisco psychedelic rock scene of the mid 1960s to early 1970s.[1] Overall, the quintet were exponents of good-times music with strong roots in blues and Texas-regional traditions.

Sunny & The Sunliners - Pa Que Sientas Lo Que Siento Recorded in the early 60s on the Tear Drop Label in San Antonio, Texas.

▶ The O'Kanes - "Gonna Walk That Line" --- The O'Kanes was an American country music duo, composed of Jamie O'Hara and Kieran Kane. Active between 1986 and 1990, the duo recorded three albums for Columbia Records and charted seven singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles.

Sunny (Ozuna) and the Sunglows, later called the Sunliners, were a San Antonio band formed in 1959. They had a hit with "Talk to Me" and a style that heavily influenced young Doug Sahm who, in response to the British invansion, would reinvent himself as leader of the Sir Douglas Quintet.