He was signed by Jerry Wexler to the newly opened country music division of Atlantic Recordsand started the album sessions by October It featured appearances by Bob DylanDr. The album garnered mixed reviews upon release and sold poorly.
The album was favored in later reviews. After a string of successful recordings in the late sixties, the Sir Douglas Quintet split in The burgeoning alternative musical scene of the city included artists such as Willie Nelson and Jerry Jeff Walker.
It included twin fiddles by Sahm and Ken Kosek, with the steel guitar of Charlie Owens, while Dylan contributed with harmony vocals. The album was released in January The Billboard review was favorable, calling the LP "the ultimate in mellow country contemporary".
The review remarked the importance of Dylan's support. Later reviews praised the album. Allmusic rated the album with five stars out of five, with critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine concluded "this is music that is vividly, excitedly alive and captures Sahm at a peak.
It's pretty much irresistible". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gilbert Shelton 's cover art for Doug Sahm and Band. Doug Now Is The Hour - Marty Robbins - Song Of The Islands. Retrieved March 12, — via robertchristgau. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats. Namespaces Article Talk. Poison Love - Doug Sahm And Band* - Doug Sahm And Band Read Edit View history.
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