Los Texas Tornados [Spanish Version]

Los Texas Tornados [Spanish Version]

by Texas Tornados

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Overview

Predictably, this debut album by a sort of Tex-Mex Traveling Wilburys is a delight. Forty percent of the Sir Douglas Quintet -- Doug Sahm and Augie Meyers -- is represented, along with Freddy Fender and accordionist Flaco Jimenez. The album reflects the differing strains that each brings to the music, from the more pop/country approach of Sahm and Meyers to Fender's bluesy singing and Jimenez's Mexican playing. An all-star project that brings out the best in its members, Texas Tornados is a landmark Tex-Mex album. (The track "Soy de San Luis" won the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Mexican/American Performance.) [Some of the original Texas Tornados album was already sung in Spanish, but an all-Spanish edition was released as well.]

Product Details

Release Date: 02/05/1991
Label: Reprise / Wea
UPC: 0075992647229
catalogNumber: 26472

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Texas Tornados   Primary Artist
Doug Sahm   Piano,Vocals
Augie Meyers   Organ,Accordion,Vocal Harmony
Jimmy Day   Steel Guitar
Richard Bennett   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Requinto
Mike Buck   Drums
Lewis Bustos   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Durawa   Drums,Timbales
Freddy Fender   Vocals
Flaco Jiménez   Accordion
David Grissom   Acoustic Guitar
Charles McBurney   Trumpet
Rocky Morales   Tenor Saxophone
Derek O'Brien   Electric Guitar
Speedy Sparks   Bass
Oscar Tellez   6-string bass
Louis Ortega   Electric Guitar
Louis Terrazas   Bass

Technical Credits

Doug Sahm   Arranger
Texas Tornados   Producer
Bill Halverson   Producer,Engineer
Charles McBurney   Contributor
Laura LiPuma   Art Direction
Stuart H. Dill   Director
Cameron Randle   Director

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