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Doug Sahm's '60s Quintet

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Doug Sahm's '60s Quintet

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Doug Sahm's '60s Quintet

Doug Sahm's '60s Quintet

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Few musicians are as identified with Texas as the late Doug Sahm. But Sahm also spent five years in exile in California, where rock historian Ed Ward got to know him. Ed takes a look at this period, in which he says Sahm and his band, the Sir Douglas Quintet, did some of their most lasting work.

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