Doug Sahm Tribute Due In March

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On March 24, Vanguard Records will release Keep Your Soul: A Tribute To Doug Sahm, which features Greg DulliLevon HelmLos LobosAlejandro Escovedothe Gourds and others paying tribute to the late musician. Over his 50-year career, Sahm (a child prodigy who made his radio debut at age five) moved effortlessly from genre to genre, playing what might be best termed as “American music.” In 2002, MAGNET contributor Mitch Myers wrote an in-depth profile on the late Sir Douglas Quintet leader that can be found here. Confirmed tracks after the jump.

“She’s About A Mover” from the Sir Douglas Quintet’s The Best Of:

Confirmed Keep Your Soul: A Tribute To Doug Sahm Tracks
Delbert McClinton “Texas Me”
Levon Helm “She’s About A Mover”
Los Lobos “And It Didn’t Even Bring Me Down”
Jimmie Vaughan “Why, Why, Why”
Alejandro Escovedo “Too Little Too Late”
Greg Dulli “You Was For Real”
Dave Alvin “Dynamite Woman”
The Gourds “Nuevo Laredo”
Terry Allen (with Joe Ely) “I’m Not That Kat Anymore”
Freda & the Firedogs “Be Real”
Shawn Sahm (with Augie Meyers) “Mendocino”
Joe ‘King’ Carrasco & Texas Tornados “Adios Mexico”
Charlie Sexton “Magic Illusion”