Wonderful Doug Sahm Documentary!!!

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  1. rjtwangs

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    Looks interesting, thanks for the heads up!
     
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    He was a cool guy!
    Thanks for the “heads up”!
     
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    Sir Doug was the best ... much unappreciated... an incredible musician, performer, and songwriter ...
     
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    Can be watched for free with Amazon Prime video.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up!

    Watching it now!
     
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    It's a good one! I saw it a while back...
     
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    Ooh! I have Amazon Prime! I can do this!!!
     
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    I have 3 Doug Sahm experiences, all good!
    I sold him a Panasonic Quadraphonic home stereo at my day job, in 1977.
    He came to Berkman’s on the drag (Guadalupe St.) and wanted to look at stereo equipment.
    He wanted quadraphonic, and he as very light and likable.
    He paid cash for it, and I loaded it in his new green Ford LTD.
    Next, about a year later I saw him play at the Rome Inn.
    He and his great band rocked the dance floor.
    The last time I saw him was in 1985.
    A friend of mine (my bandmate) organized a benefit at the Broken Spoke for another friend who needed a back operation.
    Doug played for it, as did may other local luminaries.
    I provided the PA (a Sunn 6 channel powered mixer and a pair of Cerwin-Vega 1-15H, no monitors;):().
    I have played many times with Doug’s bandmates, the late Harvey Kagan and the great Ernie Durawa.
    I am left with the undying impression that he was a mensch, and a great, kind and generous musician.
    RIP and thanks, sir.
     
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    when will your story go to documentary...you have lived a very cool life....keep er going

    PS Doug Sahm was/is awesome
     
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    I don't have a "personal" Sir Doug story, but I've been a fan since the early She's About a Mover Sir Douglas Quintet days.
    However, I went to high school with Joe Nick Patoski (then just Nick Patoski) who directed this film. At the time, I never knew he could write....he was just one of two or three guy cheerleaders on their squad. Of course, he later became a writer for Texas Monthly and other publications.
    Thanks to OP for heads up. I've got a little spare time today (and in the foreseeable future) so I'll try to watch. (thank goodness for Prime)
     
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    OK.....I just finished watching this film......and, sorry, I have to disagree with your assessment.
    It is FAR BETTER than you let on. I "thought" I knew Doug Sahm and his music, but I was wrong. There was WAY more to the man than I realized. Anyone who hasn't seen this documentary must.....I repeat, MUST, see it as soon as possible.
    Thanks again for posting. ;)
     
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