Live Alive

Live Alive

by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble


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Live Alive is a magnificent double-length showcase for Stevie Ray Vaughan's guitar playing, featuring a number of extended jams on a selection of most of the best material from Vaughan's first three albums, plus covers of "Willie the Wimp," "I'm Leaving You (Commit a Crime)," and Stevie Wonder's "Superstition." The album may not be exceptionally tight or concise, but then again, that's not the point. The renditions here sound less polished than the studio versions, with Vaughan's guitar tone bitingly down and dirty and his playing spontaneous and passionate.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074644051124
catalogNumber: 40511

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Chris Layton   Drums
Tommy Shannon   Bass,Drums,Bass Guitar
Jimmie Vaughan   Guitar,Hammond Organ,6-string bass
Stevie Ray Vaughan   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Reese Wynans   Keyboards

Technical Credits

W.C. Clark   Composer
Double Trouble   Producer,Liner Notes
Ruth Ellsworth   Composer
Michael Kindred   Composer
Kalifornia Kurt Kinzel   Engineer
Gary Olazabal   Engineer
Stevie Ray Vaughan   Producer,Liner Notes
Buster Carter   Composer
Ron Cote   Engineer
Christopher Austopchuk   Art Direction,Cover Design
David Richards   Engineer
J. W. Scott   Composer
R. Ellsworth   Composer
Chester Burnett   Composer

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Live Alive 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
glauver More than 1 year ago
Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of those performers who was at his best on stage. Live Alive collected some of the prime cuts off his first three LP's and added a few new songs. Stevie Wonder's Superstition is a standout. Since Vaughan's death, a lot of other live material has been released. How this ranks compared to those releases I can't say. It does serve as a best of for the first few years of his short career.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago