Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahmby Jan Reid, Shawn Sahm
The first biography of the Sir Douglas Quintet and Texas Tornados founder Doug Sahm, a rock and roll innovator whose Grammy Award-winning career spanned five decades from the late 1940s to 1999.
- University of Texas Press
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JAN REID is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly and has contributed to Esquire, GQ, Slate, Men’s Journal, the New York Times, and many other publications. His books include Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock, The Bullet Meant for Me, Deerinwater, and Rio Grande.
SHAWN SAHM, who collaborated with Reid on the research and shaping of Texas Tornado, is a professional musician and record producer who spent many years writing and performing with his father, Doug Sahm.
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