This was the breakout hit for the Sir Douglas Quintet, which tried to pass themselves off as British when they released it. The group was from Texas, but British bands were all the rage in 1965 - not just The Beatles, but also The Animals, Herman's Hermits and The Dave Clark Five. So Doug Sahm became the knightly "Sir Douglas," and the band did their best to ape the look and stage moves of these British bands. The band was ordered to stay silent (Sahm couldn't pull off a British accent), but it quickly became clear they were playing a part. (A year earlier, the British group The Nashville Teens posed as American and had a hit with "Tobacco Road
Their sound was more Tex Mex than British Invasion. The group had a few more hits - notably "Mendocino" and "The Rains Came" - but never matched the success of "She's About A Mover."