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Spectrum (Montreal, Quebec)
17-Aug-84 - Early Show

I have run an EAC on this and believe but can't confirm it is from a lossy source. I am not an expert on testing for lossy tracks. But this is one of the best sounding SRV shows. And very Rare in trade circles.


Another Classic from the Dubwise Garage Collection

01. Scuttle Buttin'
02. Testify
03. Voodoo Chile (Incomplete)
04. The Things (That) I Used To Do
05. Couldn't Stand The Weather
06. Cold Shot
07. Pride And Joy
08. Tin Pan Alley
09. Love Struck Baby
10. Texas Flood
11. Band Introduction
12. Lenny
13. Rude Mood

Late show for comparison (this circulates on many bootlegs)

01. Introduction
02. Say What!
03. Testify
04. Band Chatter
05. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
06. Crowd
07. The Things (That) I Used To Do
08. Tuning
09. Honey Bee
10. Mary Had A Little Lamb
11. Couldn't Stand The Weather
12. Cold Shot
13. Tin Pan Alley (AKA The Roughest Place In Town)
14. Band Chatter
15. Love Struck Baby
16. Tell Me
17. Texas Flood
18. Wham! 5:14
19. Band Intros 2:28
20. Stang's Swang 3:11
21. Lenny 10:56
22. Crowd 0:29
23. Pride And Joy 4:26
24. Rude Mood 4:43

This show, taped in Montreal, Canada, while he was promoting his first national release, Texas Flood, captured Vaughan at his creative peak. Originally recorded for the King Biscuit Flower Hour, this extensive live show features most of the material that Vaughan would become best known for: tunes like "Scuttle Buttin',' "Testify,' "Cold Shot,' "Pride And Joy' and the gritty, smoldering blues number "Texas Flood.' Just listen to the slow smokin' riffs of "Tin Pan Alley'; Vaughan is playing as if his life depended on it.

Credit should also be given to his band, Double Trouble. The ultra tight rhythm section of drummer Chris Layton and bassist "Uncle' Tommy Shannon (from Johnny Winter's original group) provide the perfect backdrop to Vaughan's soaring lead guitar licks.

Stevie Ray Vaughan never played a song the same way twice, a fact that contributes to the unique significance of his live recordings; the interpretations of this classic blues material are endless. Sadly, in a matter of a few years, Vaughan would be dead from a helicopter crash occurring less than an hour after he performed at a Wisconsin blues festival with his close friends, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray and Buddy Guy. His legacy, however, remains very much alive in recordings such as these.

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