Epic release Stevie Ray Vaughan’s second album ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ recorded with Double Trouble (1984)

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ is his second studio album recorded with Double Trouble and released on May 15, 1984 by Epic.

Track Listing : 1.Scuttle Buttin’ (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 01:52 . 2.Couldn’T Stand The Weather (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 04:40 . 3.The Things (That) I Used To Do (Eddie Jones) – 04:55 . 4.Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (Jimi Hendrix) – 08:01 . 5.Cold Shot (W. C. Clark, Michael Kindred) – 04:01 . 6.Tin Pan Alley (Aka Roughest Place In Town) (Robert Geddins) – 09:11 . 7.Honey Bee (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 02:42 . 8.Stang’S Swang (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 02:46

Musicians : Double Trouble – Band . Stevie Ray Vaughan – Guitar, Vocals . Tommy Shannon – Bass . Chris Layton – Drums . Jimmie Vaughan – Rhythm Guitar On (2) And (3) . Fran Christina – Drums On (8) . Stan Harrison – Tenor Saxophone On (8)

Production : Produced By Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble, Richard Mullen, Jim Capfer . Richard Mullen – Engineer . Rob Eaton – Assistant Engineer

Package : Holland Macdonald – Cover Art . Benno Friedman – Photography

Recorded In January 1984 At Power Station (New York City).

Released On May 15, 1984 by Epic.

(Source Stevie Ray Vaughan‘s ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ | Official Site)


Guitar World
In Deep: Stevie Ray Vaughan‘s Playing on “Couldn’t Stand the Weather” Stevie Ray Vaughan’s distinctive playing style is earmarked by equal parts pure power, intensity of focus, razor-sharp precision and deeply emotional conviction. And then there’s his tone—probably the best Stratocaster-derived sound ever evoked from the instrument. […]

Mobile Fidelity
Vaughan’s Sophomore Album Broils with Authority and Intensity and Has Never Sounded Better (And Never Will!) By the time Vaughan and Double Trouble entered the studio in January 1984, the band’s reputation as the hottest blues-rock act in the world had been cemented. Vaughan even declined a juicy offer to tour as part of David Bowie’s band in order to live out his own dreams. And this proud Texas boy doesn’t mess around. Pulling no punches and embracing his role as blues’ modern ambassador, Vaughan’s scorching 1984 record epitomizes his hallmark styles and moods: brazen, ferocious, mesmerizing, cathartic, defiant, soulful, all at once. […]

Stevie Ray Vaughan‘s second album, Couldn’t Stand the Weather, pretty much did everything a second album should do: it confirmed that the acclaimed debut was no fluke, while matching, if not bettering, the sales of its predecessor, thereby cementing Vaughan’s status as a giant of modern blues. […]


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