Mendocino (album)

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Studio album by The Sir Douglas Quintet
Released April 1969
Genre Tex-Mex, country rock
Length 31:05
Label Smash
Producer Amigos de Musica,[1] assisted by Frank Morin
The Sir Douglas Quintet chronology
Sir Douglas Quintet + 2 = Honkey Blues
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone (positive) [2]

Mendocino is the second album[3] by country rock group The Sir Douglas Quintet, released in April 1969 on Smash Records. The release of the album was expedited as the result of the top 40 success of the title song. It reached its peak at number 81 on the Billboard 200 charts.[4] Neon Records re-released the album in 2001 and 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mendocino" Doug Sahm 2:40
2. "I Don't Want" Sahm 3:45
3. "I Wanna Be Your Mama Again" Sahm 3:10
4. "At the Crossroads" Sahm 4:30
5. "If You Really Want Me to I'll Go" Delbert McClinton 2:35
6. "And It Didn't Even Bring Me Down" Martin Fierro, Frank Morin, Sahm 2:30
7. "Lawd, I'm Just a Country Boy in This Great Big Freaky City" Sahm 2:45
8. "She's About a Mover" Sahm 3:20
9. "Texas Me" Augie Meyers, Morin, John Perez, Sahm 2:35
10. "Oh, Baby, It Just Don't Matter" Sahm 3:15



  1. ^ The album's liner notes give official production credit to "Amigos de Musica." However, on original LP copies of the album (Mercury/Smash Records, catalog no. SRS 67115), an arrow pointing at a photo of Doug Sahm indicates that "Amigos de Musica is" Sahm.
  2. ^ Ward, Edmund (17 May 1969). "Records". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (33): 17. 
  3. ^ "Mendocino". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 

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