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Remembering Doug Sahm.

We remember Tex-Mex rocker Doug Sahm. For many, he was best known for his stint with the Sir Douglas Quintet, a group of Texans and Mexicans who were packaged to look like a British Invasion band. Sahm had played a variety of styles since, including Tex-Mex, blues, rhythm and blues, rock. Sahm died last week. (Rebroadcast from 9/7/89)

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Other segments from the episode on November 26, 1999

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 26, 1999: Interview with Bette Midler; Obituary for Quentin Crisp; Commentary on Doug Sahm; Obituary for Doug Sahm.

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