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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble- Soul to Soul 35th Anniversary

On the thirty-fifth anniversary of "Soul to Sou"l , their third album release, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Included here in these classic rock interviews is my second interview with Stevie in late Spring 1984; legendary bluesman Buddy Guy; Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon, and biographer Joe Nick Patoski; and the songs "Pride and Joy","Cold Shot", the spectacular Hendrix cover"Voodoo Child", "Look at Little Sister","Life Without You", and two "Big" Doyle Bramhall songs, "Change It" and "Life By the Drop".

Eric Johnson- Cliffs of Dover- Dallas 6-14-86

Eric Johnson "Cliffs of Dover" live 6-14-86 in Dallas, four years before studio release.

Stevie Ray Vaughan- Best pt 2

As Double Trouble drummer Chris Layton told me of first experiencing Stevie Ray Vaughan’s extraordinary guitar talent from outside an Austin nightclub , I had to smile . Like Chris , I had not actually seen the young blues guitarist the first time I heard him play live , but the memory is burned into my mind . It was February 4 , 1984 as I was anchoring the live network broadcast interviews of the myriad of performers at the annual Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam backstage at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium . Over ten years the Volunteer Jam had grown into an annual pilgrimage by the biggest names then in American rock music , featuring in one night the Charlie Daniels Band , the Marshall Tucker Band , Lynyrd Skynyrd , the Allman Brothers Band, Molly Hatchet , the Outlaws , plus Billy Joel ,Emmylou Harris , and Ted Nugent !

Ian Moore- Just a Little Bit- Dallas 1993

Sitting in the East Texas barbecue roadhouse Stanley's in Tyler recently with a couple of veteran radio buddies, I noticed their upcoming schedule of musical guests, including the talented Ian Moore. But the brief description of the rhythm…

Eric Johnson-“SRV”- Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute

"SRV" , his tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan , is originally from Eric Johnson's "Venus Isle" album , this tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan was done absolutely live , no overdubs , on Q102 October 1996 . Mix by Richard Mullen , house sound by Doug Hall , produced by Redbeard .

Boz Scaggs- Some Change- Dallas 5-94

Here's Dallas Texas native Boz Scaggs performing the title song to his album Some Change   live on my Q102 Dallas afternoon radio show in May 1994. As Nile Rodgers would say , "Smooth as a gravy sandwich ...". See Scaggs steal the show with…
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Eric Johnson-Europe Live

The kind of gushing, jaw-dropping reaction to Austin guitarist/ singer/ songwriter Eric Johnson has been pretty much consistent since he started attracting heady praise in the mi-1970s as guitarist in the Electromagnets. By 1980 Eric Johnson…

Charlie Sexton-Wishing Tree-Dallas May 1995

Austin Texas-based musician Charlie Sexton's career arc resembles more an electrocardiogram, with stops as a Bob Dylan protege, solo in the mid-'80s, then the probably too-good-to-last Arcangels with Double Trouble's Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon,…

Eric Johnson- Desert Rose- Dallas 6-14-86

Austin Texas-based phenomenal guitarist/ composer/ singer Eric Johnson released Europe Live     fourteen track collection June 2014. Though well known as a studio perfectionist, nevertheless it was on stage in the late 1970s to mid 1980s…