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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Couldn't Stand The Weather

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The two album by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble from 1984 quickly followed the successful debut and became almost as successful. Critics claim the album was not a development, but forget to mention that Vaughan refused to tour as guitarist for superstar David Bowie in order to bring his own raw blues sound to the band.

It may not be much new, but it is a statement that it is exactly this sound that should make the new blues.

Vaughan's post-Hendrix Stratocasting still sparkles....a reminder of the wit that often informed his phrasing and his willingness to torch the boundaries" Q-music wrote in 1995 about the late Texan bluesman. Hailed as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, this second album of him & his band Double Trouble did everything a second album should do. It confirmed that Stevie Ray was no fluke, and it cemented his status as one of the modern blues giants. Original takes, outtakes and alternate takes of songs from the posthumously released The Sky Is Crying are also included on this double 180 grams audiophile vinyl, which have never before been released on vinyl.


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Release details

Label: Music On Vinyl, Epic
Format: LP, Album, Reissue
Units: 2
Country: Europe
Released: 2011
Genre: Rock
Style: Blues Rock


A1 Scuttle Buttin'
A2 Couldn'T Stand The Weather
A3 The Things (That) I Used To Do
A4 Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
B1 Cold Shot
B2 Tin Pan Alley
B3 Honey Bee
B4 Stang'S Swang
Bonus Tracks
C1 Empty Arms
C2 Come On (Pt. Iii)
C3 Look At Little Sister
C4 The Sky Is Crying
C5 Hide Away
D1 Give Me Back My Wig
D2 Boot Hill
D3 Wham!
D4 Close To You
D5 Little Wing
D6 Stang'S Swang (Alternate Take)