Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble - Live at Montreux 1982 & 1985 Songbook by Stevie Ray Vaughan(Guitar Recorded Versions). 19 tracks transcribed note-for-fiery-note from this posthumous release documenting two of SRVs most legendary live performances the first of which inspired festival attendees Jackson Brown and David Bowie to take note and invite this guitar god to record and perform. Songs include Aint Gone n Give Up on Love * Couldnt Stand the Weather * Dirty Pool * Gone Home * Hide Away * Love Struck Baby * Mary Had a Little Lamb * Pride and Joy * Say What * Scuttle Buttin * Texas Flood * Voodoo Child (Slight Return) * and more.
David Bowie - Let?s Dance Isolated Guitar Solo (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
The Last Dance of David Bowie and Stevie Ray
Let's Dance is the 15th studio album by English musician David Bowie. It was originally released in April , almost three years after his previous album, Scary Monsters and Super Creeps. Co-produced by Chic 's Nile Rodgers , the album contains three of his most successful singles: the title track, " Let's Dance ", which reached No. It has sold The album was re-mastered in and included in the Bowie box set Loving the Alien —
An exclusive excerpt from new Stevie Ray Vaughan biography 'Texas Flood' delves into the guitar legend's short-lived collaboration with David Bowie. While Double Trouble was in Los Angeles recording what would become their debut album, Texas Flood, Vaughan received a call on the house phone in the apartment they were renting that would prove to be another momentous occurrence. Ziggy Stardust? That David Bowie? Bowie had expressed interest in hiring Stevie the very first night he met him, but no one took it too seriously. Mullen: I gave Stevie two tracks to work with, and he would cut the vocal part for each song twice.
I probably hadn't been so gung-ho about a guitar player since seeing Jeff Beck with his [ pre-Yardbirds ] band, the Tridents. Of Bowie, Vaughan said, "To tell you the truth, I wasn't very familiar with David's music when he asked me to play on the sessions. David and I talked for hours and hours about our music, about funky Texas blues and its roots. I was amazed at how interested he was. Vaughan plays lead guitar on several Let's Dance tracks, including two of the album's many mega-hits "Let's Dance" and "China Girl" , but guitar-wise, the song that truly kicks collective ass is the less-famous "Cat People Putting Out the Fire. The Bowie tour would keep him on the road for a year, keeping him from promoting his own album.
Stevie Ray Vaughan 's lead guitar work on David Bowie 's Let's Dance served as his introduction to the world, particularly his outro solo on the title track.
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The two met at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in , where Bowie first took a shine to the Austin guitarist despite a less-than-warm reception from the crowd. Vaughan and Double Trouble were the first ever unsigned act to play the festival and, Layton says, the band nearly exhausted nearly all its shoestring budget getting to Switzerland in the process., It's strange when you realize one of your favorite recording artists sessioned on the hit album of another one of your favorite acts back in the day. And there was Stevie playing lead guitar on it.