Sir Douglas Quintet
Sir Douglas Quintet was a rock band active from 1964 to 1999, originating from San Antonio, Texas. Despite their British sounding name, they were known for their Tex-Mex sound. The band's most recognizable lineup included *Sir Douglas* (lead vocals, lead & rhythm guitars, bajo-sexto, fiddle), Augie Meyers (organ, piano, accordion, guitar, vocals), Frank Morin (saxophone, trumpet and keyboards), Harvey Kagan (bass), and Johnny Perez (drums). Over the years, the band also featured various talented musicians such as Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and Louie Ortega.
Throughout their career, Sir Douglas Quintet released several spinoff albums including [a1995068] in 1973 and [a339869] in 1976. Their unique blend of rock and Tex-Mex music set them apart from other bands of the time. With influences ranging from country to blues to R&B, their sound resonated with audiences worldwide.
If you enjoy the music of *Sir Douglas*, you may also appreciate similar artists such as Doug Sahm,Texas Tornados,and The Flying Burrito Brothers. These artists share a similar musical style or have collaborated with members of Sir Douglas Quintet at some point in their careers.