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Augie Meyers


Augie Meyers began his profession like a keyboardist inside a bizarre style. Elevated by his grandparents, he previously polio and may not walk perfectly. He still liked wandering around, plenty of that his grandparents linked a six-foot rope to his calf and linked it with their piano. He basically got to the piano, ultimately moving on towards the Vox body organ as well as the piano-key accordion. Beginning within the ’50s, Meyers started to sign up for well-known San Antonio rings, eventually getting a musical partner in vocalist/guitarist Doug Sahm. Both eventually began the Sir Douglas Quintet, began by their maker like a English Invasion rip-off. The music group was much better than that nevertheless, and following a few strike singles they ultimately founded the Tx Tornados. Both rings were regional favorites rather than really split up until 1999, when Sahm passed away from a coronary attack. The knowledge affected Meyers significantly, but he continuing to try out on like a keyboardist for John Hammond. Meyers became a member of Hammond’s road music group and performed on his Wicked Grin recording, but also do session work with Bob Dylan and Tom Waits in addition.

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Full Name Augie Meyers
Profession Music Producer, Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Music Groups Texas Tornados, Sir Douglas Quintet
Music Songs High Texas Rider, Velma from Selma, Obama Pinata, When You Used to Be Mine, Obama Blues, Don't You Take Your Love from Me, She's the Blues, Dos Tacos, Daddy You're My Hero, I Did, You Did, I Cried My Last Cry, Close the Damn Door, Borrow Me Some Money, Roll Up Some Inspiration
Albums Western Head Music Co., Back to the 'Dillo, Alive and Well at Lake Taco, Loves Lost and Found, Trippin out on Triplets, The Real Tex-Mex, Through the Years, When You Used to Be Mine, White Boy, My Freeholies Ain't Free Anymore, Santa Fe, Country, Blame It on Love, The Best Of (1968-75)
Movies Doug Sahm: Live from Austin, TX

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1 Keyboardist for Bob Dylan and Tom Waits.
2 Co-founder of the Sir Douglas Quintet and the Texas Tornados, along with `Doug Sahm'.
3 Texas musical legend renowned for playing the Vox organ and the piano accordion.



Jack and Jill 2011/I writer: "Hey Baby Que Paso"
The Astronaut Farmer 2006 writer: " Hey Baby Que Paso"
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada 2005 performer: "9 Million Pictures" / writer: "9 Million Pictures"
Still Breathing 1997 performer: "Sittin' Up at Night" / writer: "Sittin' Up at Night"
Out on a Limb 1992 writer: " Hey Baby Que Paso"



Honeysuckle Rose 1980 Stage Manager



Ready, Steady, Go! 1965 TV Series Himself

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