Texas Flood

Texas Flood

by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double TroubleStevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

CD(German Import)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble recorded TEXAS FLOOD in three whirlwind days in November 1982 using studio time donated by Jackson Browne at his Down Town Studio in Los Angeles. Overnight, this debut release made the struggling Vaughan a superstar. The album is a how-to compendium of blues guitar, as Vaughan displays thorough knowledge of blues masters while also forging his own uniquely personal sense of passion and urgency. The Larry Davis title track, recorded in one take during the last minutes of the session, is a scintillating slow blues that owes plenty to Albert King. "Mary Had a Little Lamb" is pure Buddy Guy; the gorgeous "Lenny" draws deeply from Hendrix's "Little Wing." TEXAS FLOOD introduced a generation of mainstream listeners to genuine guitar-based blues. It also spawned countless imitators, most notably Kenny Wayne Shepherd. After TEXAS FLOOD, Vaughan continued to evolve as an artist and instrumentalist, unveiling his command of Kenny Burrell-style jazz and psychedelic Hendrix rock. His 1989 release, IN STEP, revealed a more spiritual, focused artist at work. None of his subsequent works, however, surpass the raw energy of this debut effort.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/20/2004
Label: Imports
UPC: 5099749412927
catalogNumber: 664752
Rank: 68225

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Chris Layton   Drums
Tommy Shannon   Bass
Stevie Ray Vaughan   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer

Technical Credits

John Hammond   Executive Producer
Johnnie Taylor   Composer
John Hammond   Producer,Executive Producer
Lincoln Clapp   Engineer
George Clinton   Composer
L.C. Davis   Composer
James Geddes   Engineer
Richard Mullen   Producer,Engineer
Stevie Ray Vaughan   Producer
Tim White   Producer,Author
John Berg   Artwork,Art Direction
Allen Weinberg   Artwork,Art Direction
Bob Irwin   Reissue Producer
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble   Producer
Don Hunstein   Tray Photo
Vic Anesini   Engineer
Josh Cheuse   Artwork,Art Direction
Tony Martell   Executive Producer
Joseph Scott   Composer
Michael Ventura   Liner Notes
Daron Taylor   Composer
Timothy White   Producer
Andy Denemark   Producer
Norm Pattiz   Executive Producer
John F. Hammond   Executive Producer
Brad Holland   Cover Art
R. Geddins   Composer
D. Taylor   Composer

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