Label: Epic - EK 65870,Legacy - EK 65870 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll
The album was named after a cover featured on the album, " Texas Flood ", which was first recorded by blues singer Larry Davis in Produced by the band and recording engineer Richard Mullen, Texas Flood was recorded in the space of three days at Jackson Browne 's personal recording studio in Los Angeles. Vaughan wrote six of the album's ten tracks. Texas Flood was reissued in with five bonus tracks including an interview segment, studio outtake, and three Formentera - Guru Guru - Live tracks recorded on September 23, at The Palace in Hollywood, California.
The album was reissued again inwith two CDs in celebration of the album's 30th anniversary. Disc 1 is the original album with one bonus track, "Tin Pan Alley". Disc 2 is a previously unreleased concert recorded at Ripley's Music Hall in Pride And Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas FloodPennsylvania on October 20, A retrospective review by AllMusic awarded it five out of five stars.
He offered the band three days of free use in his Los Angeles recording studio. During Thanksgiving Pride And Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Floodthey accepted Browne's offer and recorded a demo.
Since the first day of production largely involved setting up equipment, Texas Flood was recorded in two days,  with no overdubs. Bassist Tommy Shannon recalls of the sessions, "It really was just a big warehouse with concrete floors and some rugs thrown down. We just found a little corner, set up in a circle looking at and listening to each other and played like Pride And Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - Texas Flood live band.
Engineer and co-producer Richard Mullen says of his production techniques:. On August 22,the band performed a sold-out concert at The Palace in Hollywood.
The album was mostly well received by critics. A five-star AllMusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine described it as a "monumental impact" and said it "sparked a revitalization of the blues". Despite many positive responses, it also received some negative notices with Rolling Stone criticizing Vaughan for a lack of originality and claiming that he didn't possess a distinctive style.
Texas Monthly gave the album a positive review, calling Vaughan "the most exciting guitarist to come out of Texas since Johnny Winter ". It was the lack of these characteristics that was, he said, the reason his attention wandered "after the kickoff originals 'Love Struck Baby' and 'Pride and Joy. It went platinum in Canada and double-platinum in the United States, selling overunits. Note: Many releases of the album erroneously attribute songwriting credits of "Testify" for Parliament members who have written an unrelated song of the same name.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the weather event in Texas and Oklahoma, see Texas—Oklahoma flood and tornado outbreak. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Blues Texas blues electric blues.
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