Detailed Platinum Member Lesson

"Love Struck Baby" is a blues rock song performed by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Vaughan and Double Trouble had performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in July 1982, which caught the attention of musician Jackson Browne. He offered the band free use of his personal recording studio in Downtown Los Angeles. During Thanksgiving weekend, they accepted Browne's offer and recorded a demo. It was heard by John H. Hammond, a talent scout who had discovered artists such as Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen among many others. He presented the demo to Greg Geller, head of A&R at Epic Records, and arranged a recording contract. "Love Struck Baby" was recorded on November 24, 1982. The song was engineered and co-produced by Richard Mullen. In early 1983, Vaughan's vocals were recorded at Riverside Sound in Austin, Texas. As a result, the demo was mixed and Epic released Texas Flood in June 1983. Vaughan wrote the song about the night that he moved in with his then-wife, Lenny. In the song's accompanying music video, bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer Chris Layton are shown relaxing at a bar before Vaughan enters and starts performing the song for a crowd. "Love Struck Baby" was a concert favorite for fans of the band; Vaughan would frequently play the guitar behind his head for part of the solo.

**Tuned down a semi tone to Eb**