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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Texas Flood (Epic AL 38734)

Mitchell Cohen, High Fidelity, August 1983

STEVIE RAY Vaughan's guitar playing is designed to elicit gasps: Every cluster of notes is an invitation to amazement. This multiple-climax approach could easily prove exhausting (when you know a corker of a solo is due for arrival in four bars you steel yourself for another bluesy barrage), but Vaughan's feisty attack makes for terrific entertainment.

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