Stevie Ray Vaughan’s ‘Texas Flood’ is his debut album recorded with Double Trouble and released on June 13, 1983 by Epic.
Track Listing : 1.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 02:24 . 2.Pride And Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 03:40 . 3.Texas Flood (Larry Davis, Joseph Wade Scott) – 05:21 . 4.Tell Me (Howlin’ Wolf) – 02:49 . 5.Testify (Ronald Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley) – 03:25 . 6.Rude Mood (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 04:40 . 7.Mary Had A Little Lamb (Buddy Guy) – 02:47 . 8.Dirty Pool (Doyle Bramhall, Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 05:02 . 9.I’M Cryin’ (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 03:42 . 10.Lenny (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 04:58
Musicians : Stevie Ray Vaughan – Guitar, Vocals . Tommy Shannon – Bass . Chris Layton – Drums
Production : Produced By Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble, Richard Mullen . Richard Mullen – Engineer . James Geddes – Assistant Engineer . Lincoln Clapp – Assistant Engineer On (9), Mixing . Don Wershba – Assistant Engineer . Harry Spiridakis – Assistant Engineer . Ken Robertson – Mastering
Package : Brad Holland – Cover Art . Don Hunstein – Photography . John Berg – Art Direction . Allen Weinberg – Art Direction
Recorded On November 22–24, 1982 At Down Town Studio.
Released On June 13, 1983 By Epic.
Texas Flood is considered one of the group’s best work and is made up of sets that Double Trouble played in the early days. Stevie Ray Vaughan plays with the undying passion and skill of Blues master–and guitar legend. […]
The album showcases Vaughan’s trademark take on the Texas blues sound, that famous chunky rhythm that sounded like Vaughan was playing some kind of heavy-gauge fencing wire instead of guitar strings. […]
Indeed, the album’s dogged devotion to the blues may make some complain of inordinately narrow margins. Moreover, it’s difficult to shake the feeling of songs sometimes serving little purpose other than that of exhaustingly showcasing Vaughan’s guitar prowess. […]