Family Style

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Family Style
Studio album by
The Vaughan Brothers
Released September 25, 1990
Recorded 1990 at Ardent Sudios, Memphis TN; The Dallas Sound Lab, Dallas TX and Skyline Studios, NY
Genre Rock, blues-rock
Length 40:47
Label Epic
Producer Nile Rodgers
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Family Style is a blues-rock album by the Vaughan Brothers, released on September 25, 1990. The album features the brethren guitarists and vocalists, Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan, in their only studio collaboration. In his early years, Stevie Ray Vaughan often remarked that he would like to do an album with his brother. He fulfilled that wish in his very last studio performance, which was released nearly a month after his death. The liner notes end with "Thanks Mama V. for letting us play."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hard to Be" (Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall) – 4:43
  2. "White Boots" (Billy Swan, Jim Leslie, Deborah Hutchenson) – 3:50
  3. "D/FW" (Jimmie Vaughan) – 2:52
  4. "Good Texan" (J. Vaughan, Nile Rodgers) – 4:22
  5. "Hillbillies from Outerspace" (J. Vaughan, S. R. Vaughan) – 3:42
  6. "Long Way from Home" (S. R. Vaughan, D. Bramhall) – 3:15
  7. "Tick Tock" (J. Vaughan, Rodgers, Jerry Lynn Williams) – 4:57
  8. "Telephone Song" (S. R. Vaughan, Bramhall) – 3:28
  9. "Baboom/Mama Said" (J. Vaughan, S. R. Vaughan, Denny Freeman) – 4:29
  10. "Brothers" (J. Vaughan, S. R. Vaughan) – 5:05

Personnel[edit]

  • Jimmie Vaughan – Guitar, lap steel guitar, Vocals, Organ
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – Guitar, Vocals
  • Al Berry – Bass
  • Larry Aberman – Drums
  • Doyle Bramhall – Drums
  • Nile Rodgers – Guitar, Producer
  • Richard Hilton – Organ
  • Tawatha Agee – Vocals
  • Frank Simms – Vocals
  • George Simms – Vocals
  • Brenda White-King – Vocals
  • Curtis King Jr. – Vocals
  • Preston Hubbard – Upright bass

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