Doug Sahm


Hell Of A Spell

  • Release Date: 23 Jun 1999
  • TAKCD-6507-2

When Doug Sahm (1941-1999) recorded Hell of a Spell for Takoma in 1980, he already had 25 years of experience as a recording artist, and was about halfway between two notable associations; with the Sir Douglas Quintet in the Sixties and the Texas Tornadoes in the Nineties. Sahm dedicated this record to the great New Orleans electric blues man Guitar Slim, and the mix of blues, R&B, and Texas rock features a red-hot band on some of Sahm’s hardest-hitting performances, like &… MORE