Stevie Ray Vaughan – Couldn’t Stand The Weather

Texas guitarist whips up a tornado of his own on second album The career of Stevie Ray Vaughan in the 1980’s could be likened to that of Eric Clapton’s in the 1960’s; that is, both played an important and integral part in popularising a style of music either ignored, unknown or largely forgotten by the… Read More Stevie Ray Vaughan – Couldn’t Stand The Weather

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Live Alive

Sort of live, but definitely alive The 1980’s was a pretty strange time to be in if you were a blues guitarist. Since the ‘70s the blues had taken a serious back step since its ‘60s heyday. Even Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, two of England’s finest blues guitarists, had updated their style and sound… Read More Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Live Alive

Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan – In Session

Battle of the blues between teacher and pupil Recorded at CHCH-TV Studios in Ontario, Canada on 6th December, 1983, In Session documents the time when Stevie Ray Vaughan reunited with one of his greatest blues heroes, Albert King. At first King was reluctant to perform with someone he didn’t know, but when he learned that… Read More Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan – In Session