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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Texas was always ground zero for groundbreaking blues guitarists. Stevie Ray Vaughan came out of that hallowed Lone Star tradition and injected a heady blast of rock into his savage attack. Not only were Freddy and Albert King, Johnny ‘Guitar' Watson, and Lonnie Mack among his heroes, Vaughan drew much from the sonic bombast of Jimi Hendrix, covering several of his best-known pieces.

Born October 3, 1954 in Dallas, Stevie followed in his older brother Jimmie's footsteps as a blues guitarist. Stevie dropped out of high school, moved to Austin in 1972, and played in Krackerjack, the Nightcrawlers, and Paul Ray & the Cobras before forming the Triple Threat Revue with singing bassist W.C. Clark and vocalist Lou Ann Barton. Several members left within a year, so Stevie and Lou Ann formed Double Trouble, named after Otis Rush's seminal '58 Cobra single. Barton soon split to join Roomful of Blues, so Stevie was Double Trouble's sole front man by the dawn of the 1980s.

Former Atlantic Records honcho Jerry Wexler was so impressed with the group that he helped them nail down a slot at the '82 Montreux Jazz Festival—a real rarity for an unsigned band. David Bowie saw Vaughan there and hired him to play on Bowie's 1983 album ‘Let's Dance.' The band had cut a demo tape at Jackson Browne's L.A. studio that eventually found its way to legendary producer John Hammond, who helped get them signed to Epic Records. Double Trouble was by then Vaughan, bassist Tommy Shannon, and drummer Chris Layton, and their stripped-down Texas trio sound fairly leaped out of the grooves of their '83 Epic debut set ‘Texas Flood.' Its title track was the 1958 Duke classic by Larry Davis, and Stevie's own rocking Pride And Joy was one of the album's standouts, thanks to Vaughan's twangy, lightning-bolt axe and drawled vocal.

Vaughan and Double Trouble followed it up the next year with another acclaimed hit LP, ‘Couldn't Stand The Weather.' Drug use threatened to derail Vaughan's momentum more than once, but he and Double Trouble released ‘Soul To Soul' in 1985, ‘Live Alive' the next year, and after he'd cleaned up his act, ‘In Step' in '89. There was also a 1990 collaboration with his brother Jimmie, ‘Family Style.'

Tragically, Vaughan was killed in a Wisconsin helicopter crash on August 27, 1990 after an appearance at Alpine Valley Music Theatre on a star-studded bill with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, and Robert Cray. Judging from the countless Stevie Ray imitators still on the scene to this day, he'll never be forgotten.

Bill Dahl

Chicago, Illinois

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Roadhouse Blues - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Texas R&B
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(2003 'Backbeat Books') Paperback. "We are left with this legacy — and left to wonder how much more this guitar genius might have accomplished." JOHN SWENSON, ROLLING STONE The 'roadhouse' is an American institution — the little bar on the edge of town that...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Live At Montreux (2-DVD) (EU)
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DVD - PAL - Code Free - Color - 2-DVD (1982/85 'Epic Records') (158:46/21) Almost three hours of music. His first appearance accompanied by boos and yells. Then, three years later, his triumphant return to Switzerland. Also you'll get many additional features,...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Solos, Sessions And Encores
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(1978-88 'Epic'etc.) (69:57/14). A compilation of tracks featuring SRV along with other musicians. Some cuts have been previously unissued ( ).

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Spectrum Philadelphia 23rd May 1988 (CD)
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(2015/Echoes) 12 Tracks - Stevie Ray Vaughan's guest slot for Robert Plant on the Non Stop Go tour was not at all representative of his worth in terms of bill position, or a true reflection of his talent, but was ultimately prestigious enough considering the...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Fire Meets The Fury
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(1989) (71:37/11): Professionally good radio recordings. 'Recorded live at Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and McNichols Arena, Denver Colorado - November 28 & 29, 1989'

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn't Stand The Weather (1984)
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(1984 'Epic') Sundazed The Lone Star guitar god and his Double Trouble bandmates Tommy Shannon (bass) and Chris Layton (drums) hit their stride with the 1984 sophomore release Couldn't Stand the Weather. In addition to the hit 'Cold Shot' and Vaughan's memorable...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Pride & Joy
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(1983-90 'Sony') Tracks 1-8 orginally Pride And Joy VHS release.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Flood
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(1983 'Epic') Sundazed Stevie Ray Vaughan already had a decade of performing experience under his beltwhen he burst into the mass consciousness with his landmark 1983 debut LPTexas Flood. Recorded in a mere three days in Vaughan fan Jackson Browne'sprivate studio,...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Vaughan, Stevie Ray Texas Flood - Legacy 30th Anniversary Edition
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"(1983 «Sony») (104:42 / 20) original Texas Flood ""album, plus inédit"" Live at ""Music Hall Ripley, Philadelphia, 1983."

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: In The Beginning (LP, 180g Vinyl)
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(2016/Music On Vinyl) 9 tracks. Beautiful live recordings from his early blues period recorded live in Austin, 1980. Stevie Ray Vaughan - gtr,voc, Jack Newhouse - bass, Chris Layton - dr

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Hurricane (200g) (Limited Numbered Edition Box Set) (33 RPM)
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(2014/Analogue Prod.) 58 tracks. Boxset of Stevie Ray Vaughan called 'Texas Flood', 'Couldn't Stand The Weather', 'Soul To Soul', 'In Step'; 'Family Style'; 'The Sky Is Crying'. What if? What if everything that Acoustic Sounds customer have learned on the tonal...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Flood (2-LP)
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(1983 'Epic') Pure Pleasure

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: The Sky Is Crying (2-LP, 200g Vinyl, 45rpm, Ltd.)
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(2017/Sony-Epic) 10 Tracks - On 45rpm speed! Reissue of the original 1991 album.  From the original master tapes! High quality 200g vinyl in a deluxe high quality gatefold cover package! Strictly limited deluxe edition of 1000 copies! MM/Bear Family Records

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn't Stand The Weather (CD)
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(1984 'Epic') (55:01/13) * = previously unissued studio recordings from the 'Couldn't Stand The Weather' sessions. Digipack

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Guitar Signature Licks: Greatest Hits
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(2002) (Code: 0 - Farbe / color - Dolby digital 2.0)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: In Step (2-LP, 200g Vinyl, 45rpm, Ltd.)
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(2017/Sony-Epic) 10 Tracks - On 45rpm speed! Vaughan's last album before his tragic death in 1990, originally released in 1989.  From the original master tapes! High quality 200g vinyl in a deluxe high quality gatefold cover package! Strictly limited deluxe...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: The Sky Is Crying (LP, 180g, Ltd.)
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(2016/Epic) 10 Tracks - Released about a year after Vaughan's death in 1990, the album features ten previously unreleased tracks, originally recorded between 1984 and 1989.  From the original master tapes! High quality vinyl and high quality gatefold cover...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble (2-LP)
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(2016/Epic-Sony) 17 Tracks - The ultimate collection of the best of Stevie Ray's work throughout the 1980s and 90s with his companions, Double Trouble! Sony's Legacy series!

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Soul To Soul
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(1985 'Epic') (57:22/13)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Soul To Soul
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(1985 'Epic') Sundazed On his third album Soul to Soul, Stevie Ray Vaughan expanded the Double Trouble lineup with the additions of keyboardist Reese Wynans and saxophonist Joe Sublett. He also extended his electric blues style, seamlessly incorporating elements of...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn't Stand The Weather (2-CD)
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Great new set in Sony Music's 'Legacy' series. This release contains two CDs, one with SRV's original second album (augmented by three previously unreleased studio cuts and a couple of more rarities), a second CD features the band live in Toronto in 1984 (also...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn't Stand The Weather (2-LP)
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(1984 'Epic') Music On Vinyl

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Real Deal: Greatest Hits Vol.2
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(1983-90 'Epic) (71:45/16)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn't Stand The Weather
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(1984 ''Epic') (55:01/13)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Flood
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(1982 'Epic) (59:09/15)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Flood - Couldn't Stand The Weather (2-CD)
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(1983/84 'Sony') (114:10/28)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Live At Carnegie Hall (2-LP, 180g Vinyl)
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(2015/Music On Vinyl) 14 tracks - A classic from 1997 for the first time on vinyl, featuring musicians like Dr. John, John Hammond and Jimmie Vaughan!

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & David Bowie: Space Oditiy F.M. Broadcast 1983 (CD)
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(2016/Laser Media) 19 tracks.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Let Me Love You - Live, Albuquerque 1989 (CD)
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(2015/Broadcasting Radio Records) 7 tracks (35:28), Digisleeve. Complete radio broadcast from the Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 28, 1989! Fantastic! MM/Bear Family Records

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Hurricane (6-Hybrid-SACDs) (Limited Numbered Box-Set)
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(2014/Analogue Prod.) 76 tracks. With its amazingly adept guitar playing Stevie Ray Vaughan fueled the blues revival in the 80s. Vaughan was equally inspired by blues artists such as Albert King , Otis Rush , Hubert...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: In Step (LP, 180g, Ltd.)
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(2016/Epic) 10 Tracks - Vaughan's last album before his tragic death in 1990, originally released in 1989.  From the original master tapes! High quality vinyl and high quality gatefold cover package, incl. rice paper innersleeve! Limitied deluxe edition of up to...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Stevie Ray Vaughan ft. Bonnie Raitt - North Of the Great Divide
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(2015/Great American Broadcast Company) 15 tracks. KISW Radio Broadcast from the Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA, September 1, 1985, feat. the great Bonnie Raitt on 'Testify', along with Stevie's companions - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble with full...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Spectrum, Philadelphia 23rd May 1988 (2-LP)
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(2015/Echoes) 12 tracks. Concert for the transmitter FM Washington DC as part of the 'Superstar Concert Series'. Double LP archival photos and liner notes by.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: Vaughan, Stevie Ray Original Album Classics (3-CD)
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(1982-1985 'CBS / Epic') (171:29 / 41)

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VAUGHAN, Stevie Ray: In Step
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Limited and numbered edition - carefully and with superior results re-mastered in the Mobile Fidelity labs. Original album from the Texas guitar player, comes with book case and a reproduction of the original cover art, and booklet.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: King's Head
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(2013/Leftfield) 9 tracks. Legendary 1980 Radio Boradcast.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Live Alive (2-LP)
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(2015 / Music On Vinyl) 14 tracks.(2015 / Music On Vinyl) 14 tracks. Reissue of the original album from 1986. 180 gram audiophile vinyl. Live recordings from July 16th 1985 Montreux Jazz Festival, July 17th-18th 1986 Austin Opera House and July 19th 1986 Dallas Star...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Sky Is Crying (180g)
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(2015/Music On Vinyl) 10 tracks. . Released about one year after Vaughan's death in 1990, the album features ten previously unreleased tracks, originally recorded between 1984 and 1989.

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VAUGHAN, Stevie Ray: Texas Flood - Couldn't Stand The Weather
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Two original LPs/CDs with five bonus tracks each. Comes in a slipcase.

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