Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Flood - 1983 Blues Rock 180 Grm LP

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Flood

Label: Sundazed Music / EPIC
– LP 5303
Format: Vinyl, 180Grm, LP, Album, Reissue
Country: US
Released: 23 Feb 2010
Originally Released: 1983
Genre: Rock, Blues
Style: Blues Rock, Electric Blues

A1 Love Struck Baby
A2 Pride And Joy
A3 Texas Flood
A4 Tell Me
A5 Testify

B1 Rude Mood
B2 Mary Had A Little Lamb
B3 Dirty Pool
B4 I'm Cryin'
B5 Lenny

Bass – Tommy Shannon
Drums – Chris "Whipper" Layton*
Executive-Producer – John Hammond
Guitar – Stevie Ray Vaughan
Mastered By [Vinyl] – Wes Garland
Producer – Richard Mullen, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Producer [Assistant] – Mikie Harris (2)
Vocals – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan is a musician of immeasurable talent and influence. When "Texas Flood" was released, there hadn't been anything like it heard since Hendrix. His tone on that old beat-up stratocaster was hot and brown. (A brief digression on the "brown" sound - Eddie Van Halen said it was the difference between hitting a block of wood with a hammer and hitting an anvil. If you don't get that - don't bother.)

Texas Flood was a stunning collection of upbeat tunes and instrumentals mixed evenly with hair-raising slow blues. SRV wired that stratocaster with cables, (seriously, his guitar gauges were ridiculously thick), then he bent those strings into tortured notes that hit your eardrum the way a bite of your momma's apple pie hits your tongue or the way Catherine Zeta Jones hits the eye.

The title tune is a slow blues jam with Stevie's great vocals mixed in with his guitar solos scorching sound waves at times he bends strings up TWO half-frets, choking the life out of that strat. The previously mentioned "Pride and Joy" is more uptempo and everything good about guitar-based Blues can be heard on that track. "Mary Had A Little Lamb" takes several children's nursery rhymes and puts them to the 3-chord miracle that was Double Trouble.

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Condition New
Format LP
Label Sundazed