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Doug Sahm (1941–1999)

Doug Sahm was born on November 6, 1941 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He died on November 18, 1999 in Taos, New Mexico, USA. See full bio »

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Idiocracy Soundtrack
High Fidelity
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The Doors
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 2015 My All-American (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 2014 Small Time (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 2010 Everything Must Go (performer: "It's Gonna Be Easy")
 2010 Beautiful Darling (Documentary) (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 2008 Management (performer: "Poison Love")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- May the Best Man Win (2008) ... (performer: "Nuevo Laredo" - uncredited) / (writer: "Nuevo Laredo" - uncredited)
- Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (2007) ... (performer: "Nuevo Laredo" - uncredited) / (writer: "Nuevo Laredo" - uncredited)
 2006 Idiocracy (performer: "Nitty Gritty" (1973)) / (writer: "Nitty Gritty" (1973))
 2002 Sorority Boys (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 2000 High Fidelity (writer: "Mendocino")
 2000 You Can Count on Me (writer: "Mendocino")
 1999 Jesus' Son (performer: " (Is Anybody Going to) San Antone?")
 1997 Little Boy Blue (performer: "Blessed Are These Tears") / (writer: "Clinging To You")
 1996 Tin Cup (writer: "Little Bit Is Better Than Nada")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Way Down Mexico Way (1993) ... (writer: "Adios, Mexico")
 1991 The Doors (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 1989 American Boyfriends (writer: "She's About A Mover")
 1988 Comic Book Confidential (Documentary) (performer: "Dealer's Blues") / (writer: "Dealer's Blues")
 1985 Echo Park (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (writer: "Be Real" (1970) - as D. Sahm)
 1980 Melvin and Howard (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "I'm a Man", "The Race Is On")
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.45 (1965) ... (writer: "She's About a Mover")
- Episode #1.33 (1965) ... (writer: "She's About a Mover")
- Episode #1.32 (1965) ... (writer: "She's About a Mover")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "She's About a Mover")
- Episode #1.17 (1965) ... (writer: "She's About a Mover")
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Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote "She's About a Mover", a hit for the Sir Douglas Quintet.

Alternate Names:

Sir Douglas Quintet | Douglas Sahm

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Musician; founded Sir Douglas Quintet in 1965.


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