Live From Austin Tx (rmst) (dig) CD (2005)

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The Texas Tornados brought their Tex-Mex sound to the Austin City Limits TV show in 1990. Now that performance is available on DVD. It features Doug Sahm, Freddy Fender, Augie Meyers and Flaco Jimenez at their best! Track Listing: Soy De San Luis/A Man Can Cry/(Hey Baby) Que Paso/Laredo Rose/Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio/Cancion Mixteca/Dinero/Mathilda/Adios Amegos/She Never Spoke Spanish To Me/Only One/Mendocino/Wated Days and Wasted Nights/Baby What You Want Me To Do/If That's What You're Thinking/Who Were You Thinkin' Of/Before The Next Teardrop Falls/She's About A Mover/96 Tears

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Label New West
SKU 64015004
UPC 607396608324
UPC 14 00607396608324
Format CD
Release Date 11/1/2005
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Author Texas Tornados
Artist Influence Bob Dylan
Artist Influence Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Artist Influence Flaco Jim?nez
Artist Influence Freddy Fender
Artist Influence Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones)
Artist Influence Lydia Mendoza
Artist Influence Merle Haggard
Artist Influence The Rolling Stones
Artist Influence The Sir Douglas Quintet
Artist Contemporary Beausoleil
Artist Contemporary Brave Combo
Artist Contemporary Dwight Yoakam
Artist Contemporary Joe "King" Carrasco
Artist Contemporary Joe Ely
Artist Contemporary Los Lobos
Artist Contemporary Los Super Seven
Artist Contemporary Lost Bayou Ramblers
Artist Contemporary Steve Jordan (Accordion)
Artist Contemporary Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
Artist Contemporary The Blasters
Artist Contemporary The Sir Douglas Quintet
Artist Follower Calexico
Artist Follower Los Tigres del Norte
Technical Info
Producer Cameron Strang; Gary Briggs
CatalogID NW 6083
Lable Name New West (Record Label)
Released 11/01/2005
Original Release 2005
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 73m : 53s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Live
UPC 00607396608324
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Louis Ortega (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar); Augie Meyers (vocals, guitar, accordion, piano, organ); Doug Sahm (vocals, guitar, piano); Freddy Fender (vocals, guitar); Flaco Jim?nez (vocals, accordion); Derek O'Brien (guitar); Oscar Tellez (bajo sexto); Ernie Durawa (drums).
Audio Mixers: Chet Himes; Gary Briggs .
Liner Note Author: Terry Lickona.
Recording information: Austin, TX (10/16/1990).
Editor: Gary Laird.
It's hard to imagine a band that was more perfectly suited for Austin, TX, than the Texas Tornados. Never mind the fact that two of the city's favorite sons, Doug Sahm and Augie Meyers, were members (and that the other key members, Freddy Fender and Flaco Jimenez, were equally beloved throughout the Lone Star State) -- in a city with as voracious and omnivorous an appetite for music as Austin, a band that could play rock, blues, country, norte¤o, swing, boogie, and on occasion all of them at once could only be regarded as a blessing, and when the Texas Tornados appeared on the great PBS music series Austin City Limits for a Fall 1990 taping, a wildly enthusiastic audience turned out to see the not yet year-old band. Live from Austin, TX preserves the full, unedited 75-minute set the Tornados played that evening, and the band is on fire from start to finish. What was special about the Tornados wasn't just that they could play Jimmy Reed blues, hard country weepers, Farfisa-fueled garage rock, and Mexican folk tunes within the course of a set, but that they played them all with the same fire and passion, and made them sound like they all belonged on the same sonic menu. For an hour and a quarter, you get to hear the Texas Tornados do just that for an audience who were obviously loving what they were hearing, and that makes this disc a wonderful posthumous tribute to the genre-shattering joy they made their bread and butter. ~ Mark Deming
Artist Overview
A roots rock supergroup encompassing nearly every style of music that calls Texas home, the Texas Tornados featured Doug Sahm and Augie Meyers of 1960s garage rockers the Sir Douglas Quartet, country star Freddy Fender, and Tejano accordian superstar Flaco Jimenez. Though Sahm had used the band name the Texas Tornados off and on since his early 1970s solo career, the band started in earnest with their self-titled 1990 album, which was released in both English and Spanish. The group released several more live and studio albums until Sahm's death in 1999.
Disc 1
1 Soy De San Luis
2 Man Can Cry, A
3 (Hey Baby) Que Paso
4 Laredo Rose
5 Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio
6 Cancion Mixteca
7 Dinero
8 Mathilda
9 Adios Mexico
10 She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
11 Only One
12 Mendocino
13 Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
14 Baby What You Want Me To Do
15 If That's What You're Thinking
16 Who Were You Thinkin' Of
17 Before The Next Teardrop Falls
18 She's About A Mover
19 96 Tears
Product Attributes
Artist Texas Tornados
Label New West
Music Format Compact Disc

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