The favourite son of Texas, the late great DOUG SAHM recorded Hell of a Spell at the end of the seventies, and was originally released in the UK on CHRYSALIS RECORDS trying to ride the then New Wave scene.
In the early eighties with the legendary QUINTET we present here a live set including their first big hit She’s About a Mover.
Disc 2 – a bonus disc, presents DOUG’s late fifties and early sixties recordings along with a selection of recordings by his Texas heros FREDDIE FENDER (later to join DOUG as a TEXAS TORNADO), ERNEST TUBB, and T BONE WALKER.
Tracks: Disc 1: Hell of a Spell: Tunnel Vision, Aint No Letting You Go, All the Way to Nothing, Hanging by a Thread, I’ll Take Care of You, The Things That I Use to Do, I Don’t Mind At All, Nothing But the Blues, Hell of A Spell, Can’t Fake It, Next Time You See Me.
Sir Douglas Quintet Nuevo Wave Live: The Rains Came, Wolly Bully, Who Were You Thinking Of, Texas Tornado, Mendocino, Dynamite Women, Is Anybody Going to San Antone, She’s About a Mover, Oh Boy, Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues, T-Bone Shuffle.
Disc 2: Early Years: Feat. THE PHARAOHS (Crazy Daisy, I Can’t Believe You Want to Leave Me). Feat. THE MARKAYS (Why Why Why, Baby Tell Me, Sappire). Feat. THE DELL KINGS (Slow Down, More and More). Feat. THE SPOT BARNETT BAND (Just A Moment). DOUG SAHM (Two Hearts in Love, Just Because). Feat. FREDDIE FENDER (Que Mala, Holy One, Desde Que Conosco, Ya Me Voy). Feat. ERNEST TUBB (Goodnight Irene, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Walking the Floor Over You). Feat. T BONE WALKER (Strollin’ With Bones, Lollie Lou, You Just Wanted to Use Me, Glamour Girl).