In the Beginning (Stevie Ray Vaughan album)

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In the Beginning
Live album by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Released October 6, 1992
Recorded April 1, 1980
Genre Electric blues
Length 38:32
Label Epic
Producer Wayne Bell (for radio)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble chronology
The Sky Is Crying
'In the Beginning'
Greatest Hits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

In the Beginning is the second live album by Stevie (Ray) Vaughan and Double Trouble (the stage name at that time did not include Vaughan's middle name). While the album was released about two years after Vaughan's death in 1990, the actual performance took place on April 1, 1980 at Steamboat 1874 in Austin, Texas, and was broadcast live on KLBJ-FM radio. A 25-year-old Vaughan, still more than three years away from the release of his first studio album, performs with his "Double Trouble" bandmates: Chris Layton, drummer, and Jackie Newhouse, bassist. (Newhouse was replaced by bassist Tommy Shannon in January 1981, who would remain part of Double Trouble until Stevie's death.)

Track listing[edit]

  1. In The Open (Sonny Thompson/Freddie King) – 5:57
  2. Slide Thing (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 3:18
  3. They Call Me Guitar Hurricane (Eddie Jones (Guitar Slim)) – 3:06
  4. All Your Love (I Miss Loving) (Otis Rush) – 6:23
  5. Tin Pan Alley (aka Roughest Place in Town) (Robert Geddins) – 7:40
  6. Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 2:56
  7. Tell Me (Chester Burnett (Howlin' Wolf)) – 2:48
  8. Shake for Me (Willie Dixon) – 4:04
  9. Live Another Day (Stevie Ray Vaughan) – 3:49