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November 22, 2015 - The Daily Texan

"In Patoski’s directorial debut documentary, “Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove,” he captures the adventurous life of the diverse artist, who Patoski said he sees as a largely unsung hero of Texas music. The film screens Thursday at the Bullock Texas State History Museum as part of the museum’s Texas Focus film series." | Read More

July 29, 2015 - Los Angeles Times

"Like the subject of the Leon Russell documentary, Sahm, best known for founding the Sir Douglas Quintet, was an outlier who captured the spirit of the times, someone who “came about in the time of rock 'n' roll, the hippie thing and psychedelia happening, and brought those elements into their roots in country music." | Read More

May 1, 2015 - Uncut

"The child prodigy who appeared with Hank Williams. The leader of the incomparable Sir Douglas Quintet. The longhaired, dopesmoking king of the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s DOUG SAHM!" | Read More

April 23, 2015 - Variety

"Joe Nick Patoski makes his directorial debut with “Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove,” which chronicles the life and legacy of Austin music icon Doug Sahm. The SXSW Film Festival crowd received the doc enthusiastically at its March premiere. Despite “Sir Doug” being Patoski’s first doc, the man is a seasoned storyteller." | Read More

March 22, 2015 - Billboard

"To the vast majority of the world, the late Doug Sahm means "She's About a Mover," his 1965 hit with the Sir Douglas Quintet, and not much else. For others, there may be some degree of familiarity with the subsequent Texas Tornados. But in Texas, and especially Austin, Sahm is a legend and iconic figure. And he's one well worthy of a film." | Read More

March 20, 2015 - Texas Public Radio

"It wasn’t just any 11-year-old who could get on stage with Hank Williams Sr. and that, at what was once one of Austin’s best-known music venues and home to the stars — the Skyline Club. But in December 1952, at the age of 11 and a month or more so, "Little" Doug Sahm did." | Read More

March 10, 2015 - Indiewire

"From it's subject to it's director, "Sir Douglas and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove" is a Texas film through and through. The subject of this film, musician Doug Sahm, began performing country music at an early age and eventually went on to experiment with rock n' roll, tex-mex and blues among other genres." | Read More

March 10, 2015 - Austin Chronicle

"Author of definitive biographies on Lone Star landmarks Selena, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Willie Nelson, longtime local music scribe Joe Nick Patoski now debuts as a filmmaker with Sir Doug & the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove, a documentary premiering at SXSW Film." | Read More

March 9, 2015 - Rolling Stone

"Doug Sahm was a hippie, a rhythm & blues fanatic, a roots rocker, a psychedelic cowboy, a favorite of Bob Dylan's, a child prodigy who played with Hank Williams Sr. and, according to experts, the musical ‘King of Texas’." | Read More

April 23, 2015 - Glasstire - "What A Cowboy Can Reveal"

March 25, 2015 - Lincoln Journal Star - "Catching the Texas Cosmic Groove -- Doug Sahm documentary premieres at SXSW"

March 24, 2015 - American Songwriter - "Austin’s Groovers Find Paradise at SXSW Doug Sahm Tribute"

March 24, 2015 - Texas Standard - "Remembering Doug Sahm: The Man Behind The Texas Cosmic Groove"

March 24, 2015 - NewsOK - "SXSW Music 2015: Some of our favorite moments"

March 24, 2015 - Dagbladet - "Doug Sahm og den ekte Texas-grooven"

March 23, 2015 - San Jose Mercury News - "SXSW Film 2015: 'Sir Doug' Sahm biopic is 'Genuine' tribute to Texas legend"

March 22, 2015 - Ground Zero - "SXSW Saturday: Paying Tribute to Sir Doug"

March 22, 2015 - "My San Antonio - "SXSW becomes a groover’s paradise"

March 22, 2015 - Austin Chronicle - "SXSW Live Shot: Doug Sahm Tribute"

March 21, 2015 - Billboard - "SXSW 2015 Day 4"

March 21, 2015 - DFW.com - "SXSW gives indie fans six must-sees"

March 20, 2015 - The Vinyl Press - "Review: Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove"

March 19, 2015 - Austin 360 - "SXSW Film review: Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove"

March 19, 2015 - Big Bend Now - "It’s all about Doug Sahm and the Texas groove"

March 18, 2015 - Star Telegram - "SXSW gives indie fans six must-sees"

March 18, 2015 - Marfa Public Radio - "Joe Nick Patoski's Documentary on Doug Sahm"

March 14, 2015 - The Horn - "Joe Nick Patoski Takes Us To Groover's Paradise With Doug Sahm Documentary"

March 6, 2015 - Austin 360 - "More SXSW: Doug Sahm tribute, Threadgill’s and Gingerman parties"

March 5, 2015 - Texas Monthly - "Exclusive Sneak-Peek: The Doug Sahm Documentary"

March 3, 2015 - Billboard - SXSW: Tower Records, Brian Wilson, Gloria Trevi & Jaco Pastorius Films on the Lineup"

March 2, 2015 - KOOP Radio - "Tracey Schulz interviews Sir Doug film director Joe Nick Patoski"

December 12, 2013 - Texas Public Radio - "Doug Sahm The Subject Of Forthcoming Documentary"

November 18, 2013 - Austin Chronicle - "Doug Sahm: All About the Groove"

November 14, 2013 - New York Times - "Into the Groove"

November 13, 2013 - Austin Culture Map - "Austin music pioneer Doug Sahm's legacy takes center stage with celebration and proposed documentary"

November 12, 2013 - KUT - "All About the Groove"