Episode 59 – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Couldn’t Stand the Weather (Part 1)

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Episode 59 - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Couldn't Stand the Weather (Part 1)
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Episode 59 is here! The wheel has picked us the 1984 album by the band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Couldn’t Stand the Weather! Joining us this week is Chaz from the RushRash Podcast! This is one of Mark’s favorite guitarists, what will everyone else think about it? Stay Tuned!

Couldn’t Stand the Weather is the second studio album by American blues rock band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. It was released on May 15, 1984, by Epic Records as the follow-up to the band’s critically and commercially successful 1983 album, Texas Flood. Recording sessions took place in January 1984 at the Power Station in New York City.

Stevie Ray Vaughan wrote half the tracks on Couldn’t Stand the Weather. The album reached No. 31 on the Billboard 200 chart and the music video for “Couldn’t Stand the Weather” received regular rotation on MTV. The album received mostly positive reviews, with AllMusic giving it a four out of five stars. It received praise for Vaughan’s playing and highlighted songs such as “Voodoo Chile” and “Tin Pan Alley”, but received criticism for the lack of original songs.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Stevie Ray Vaughan – guitar, vocals
Tommy Shannon – bass guitar
Chris Layton – drums

Production
Producers – Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Richard Mullen, Jim Capfer
Executive producer – John H. Hammond
Engineer – Richard Mullen
Assistant engineer – Rob Eaton
Cover art – Holland MacDonald
Photography – Benno Friedman

Additional Musicians
Jimmie Vaughan – rhythm guitar on “Couldn’t Stand the Weather” and “The Things That I Used to Do”
Fran Christina – drums on “Stang’s Swang”
Stan Harrison – tenor saxophone on “Stang’s Swang”

Intro Music/Wheel Spin Music by LiteSaturation from Pixabay
Image By Don Hunstein

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