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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tuff Enuff

    3:52

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds' official music video for 'Tuff Enuff'. Click to listen to The Fabulous Thunderbirds on Spotify:

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    Lyrics:

    I would walk ten miles on my hands and knees
    Ain't no doubt about it baby it's you I aim to please
    I'd wrestle with a lion and a grizzly bear
    It's my life baby but I don't care

    Ain't that tuff enuff (X4)

    For you baby I would swim the sea
    Nothing I'd do for you that's too tuff for me
    I'd put out a burning building with a shovel and dirt
    And not even worry about getting hurt

    Ain't that tuff enuff (X4)

    #FabulousThunderbirds #TuffEnuff #Vevo

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - My Babe

    5:50

    They just get better

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Concert - 09/09/87 - Capitol Theatre

    54:52

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 9/9/1987 - Capitol Theatre (Passaic, NJ)

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    Setlist:
    0:00:00 - Can't Tear It Up Enough
    0:03:23 - Pretty Baby
    0:08:15 - True Love
    0:11:46 - Why Get Up
    0:16:00 - Full Time Lover
    0:24:42 - She's Tuff
    0:30:39 - Wrap It Up
    0:33:46 - Look At That
    0:38:04 - Tuff Enuff
    0:42:04 - Amnesia
    0:46:18 - How Do You Spell Love
    0:49:48 - I Believe I'm In Love

  • Tuff Enuff

    3:23

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Tuff Enuff · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Tuff Enuff

    ℗ 1986 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

    Harmonica, Vocal, Composer, Lyricist: Kim Wilson
    Bass Guitar, Vocal: Preston Hubbard
    Bass, Guitar, Steel Guitar: Jimmie Vaughan
    Producer: Dave Edmunds
    Executive Producer: Mark Proct
    Engineer: Carey Taylor
    Assistant Engineer: Charles Harrowell
    Mastering Engineer: Rick Rowe

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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  • Powerful Stuff

    4:36

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Powerful Stuff · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Powerful Stuff

    ℗ 1988 Touchtone Pictures

    Released on: 1995-04-06

    Composer, Lyricist: W. Wilson
    Composer, Lyricist: M. Henderson
    Composer, Lyricist: R. S. Field

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Jan 19 2020 - LRBC #34 - World Stage

    1:30:36

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  • I Believe Im In Love

    2:31

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    I Believe I'm In Love · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Butt Rockin'

    ℗ 2000 Benchmark Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1981-01-01

    Music Publisher: Pocket Rocket/Bruco Music

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  • Wrap It Up

    2:43

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Wrap It Up · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Tuff Enuff

    ℗ 1986 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

    Executive Producer: Mark Proct
    Composer, Lyricist: Isaac Hayes
    Harmonica, Vocal: Kim Wilson
    Bass Guitar, Vocal: Preston Hubbard
    Composer, Lyricist: David Porter
    Engineer: Carey Taylor
    Bass, Guitar, Steel Guitar: Jimmie Vaughan
    Assistant Engineer: Charles Harrowell

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Shes Tough

    4:49

    Los Angeles 2003. T-Birds are: Kim Wilson, Kid Ramos,Willie Campbell, Gene Taylor, Steve Hodges.

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  • Shes Tuff

    2:59

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    She's Tuff · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    ℗ 2000 Benchmark Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1979-05-01

    Music Publisher: Sizemore Music

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  • Stagger Lee

    2:56

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Stagger Lee · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    The Essential Fabulous Thunderbirds

    ℗ 1985 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

    Composer, Lyricist: Lloyd Price
    Composer, Lyricist: Harold Logan

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Live from London 1985

    59:55

    Kim Wilson (voc, harp)
    Jimmie Vaughan (gtr)
    Preston Hubbard (bass)
    Fran Christina (dr)

    1. Can´t Tear It Up Enuff
    2. Scratch My Back
    3. Pretty Baby
    4. True Love
    5. One´s Too Many
    6. Those Fine Chicks
    7. She´s Tuff
    8. My Babe
    9. Full-Time Lover
    10. Tuff Enuff
    11. I Don´t Care
    12. Give Me All Your Lovin´
    13. Two Time My Lovin'
    14. Jimmy´s Song

  • Why Get Up

    3:49

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    Why Get Up · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Tuff Enuff

    ℗ 1986 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

    Executive Producer: Mark Proct
    Composer, Lyricist: B. Carter
    Harmonica, Vocal: Kim Wilson
    Bass Guitar, Vocal: Preston Hubbard
    Composer, Lyricist: R. Ellsworth
    Engineer: Carey Taylor
    Bass, Guitar, Steel Guitar: Jimmie Vaughan
    Assistant Engineer: Charles Harrowell

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  • Stevie Ray Vaughan And The Fabulous Thunderbirds--What I Say

    6:57

    SRV with The T-Birds doing Ray Charles' 'What I Say'.Sorry dont know where clip is from or what year.

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Rockpalast

    1:6:37

    May 23, 1980 in Wiesbaden.
    Order of songs at:
    01:00 Jumpin' Bad
    03:50 Rock With Me
    07:00 Wait On Time
    10:10 Scratch My Back
    15:00 Feelin' Good
    20:25 She's Tuff
    24:09 Walkin' To My Baby
    26:58 Fulltime Lover
    31:32 You Ain't Nothing But Fine
    33:45 Runnin' Shoes
    37:57 Sugar Coated Love
    41:45 The Crawl
    45:10 Instrumental In E
    51:35 Cherry Pink / Apple Blossom White
    53:50 Marked Deck
    58:28 I'm Sweet On You
    01:03:45 Hawaian Eye

  • Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tonight Show 1987 Tuff Enuff & Wrap It Up

    7:06

    The T-Birds perform 2 killer tunes here.....Tuff Enuff & Wrap It Up....nice guitar work by Jimmy Vaughan here.....

  • Fabulous Thunderbirds - Powerful Stuff

    4:35

    I loved this performance so much, I had to find it on the net when it disappeared on youtube and re-upload it for all to see. This is Jimmie's best performance, IMHO!

  • Rock This Place

    4:20

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Rock This Place · The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    Powerful Stuff

    ℗ 1989 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

    Released on: 1995-04-06

    Composer, Lyricist: J.L. Williams

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Why Get Up?

    4:49

    Live from Austin Texas, Nov 26th,1986. T-Birds are: Jimmie Vaughan Lead Guitar, Kim Wilson harmonica & vocal, Preston Hubbard bass, Fran Christina drums and Junior Brantley keyboards.

    (*) WHY GET UP!
    Why get up, why get up
    How can I get up, why should I get up
    This whole world's gone crazy
    Think I've seen enough
    I'm gonna sleep forever why get up

    Phone keeps ringing right off the hook
    Some bill collector, I know what cooks
    Think I'll stay in bed, dream all day
    World outside bugs me anyway
    When I get things going, the going gets rough
    So I ask myself why get up

    Chorus

    Went to the doctor, he said lose some weight
    If you don't do it quick, we'll have to operate
    I talked to my lawyer, he said case is closed
    That woman got it all even the garden hose
    Staring at the ceiling thinking just my luck
    Better roll back over why get up

    Chorus

    Well I can't quit drinking, I'm nervous all the time
    When I wake up, it's like a ton lead on my mind
    What was it, I said to that girl last night
    She really got upset, I best stay out of sight
    I remember a gun and calling somebody's bluff
    I better duck under the cover why get up

    Chorus

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds- The Crawl

    3:48

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds perform The Crawl live at the Farm Aid concert in Austin, Texas on July 4, 1986. Farm Aid was started by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp in 1985 to keep family farmers on the land and has worked since then to make sure everyone has access to good food from family farmers. Dave Matthews joined Farm Aid's board of directors in 2001.

    For more information about Farm Aid, visit:

    Farm Aid's performances are donated by the artists in order to raise funds and raise awareness for family farmers. They've raised their voices to help — what can you do?

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  • Stevie Ray & Double Trouble with Jimmie Vaughan & The Fabulous Thunderbirds

    7:11

    ~ Things that I Used to Do ~

    Recorded live on the SS President riverboat
    New Orleans
    1987

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds Tuff Enough HD

    6:06

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds performing Tuff Enough at Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas. The show was filmed as part of the Houston Solution For Hurricane Relief hosted by Kinky Friedman. The performance will be used for an episode of the award winning series Texas Roadhouse Live hosted by Kinky Friedman. Go to to see more videos or DVDs.

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan and The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tough Enough

    5:21

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full-Time Lover - 4/19/1986 - Capitol Theatre

    8:49

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full-Time Lover
    Recorded Live: 4/19/1986 - Capitol Theatre - Passaic, NJ
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    Personnel:
    Fran Cristina - drums
    Preston Hubbard - bass
    Jimmie Vaughan - guitar, vocals
    Kim Wilson - vocals, harmonica
    Chuck Leavell - keyboards

    Summary:
    Kim Wilson and Jimmie Vaughan had a great blues band when they were both in The Fabulous Thunderbirds. After the departure of Vaughan, the band carried on, but it has really become a vehicle for Wilson. Prior to the recording of this King Biscuit Flower Hour show in 1986, the Fab T-Birds had persevered through four critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums before striking gold this same year with Tuff Enuff.

    This show represents the band at its creative zenith, and is one of the best examples of how blues, rock and R&B were fused continually into a cohesive musical showcase. Featuring most of the Tuff Enuff LP, this show opens with Can't Tear It Up Enough, and never lets up until after The Fabulous Thunderbirds rocked the house significantly and ended with The Crawl.

    Originally formed in 1974 by Jimmie Vaughan and Kim Wilson, the group quickly established itself as one of the premiere bands on the U.S. blues bar circuit. The original version of the band featured female blues star, Lou Ann Barton, but she left before the band really got rolling. They recorded initially for Takoma records and eventually Chrysalis, and were one of the first bands to break out of the Texas blues circuit and cross over to a more mainstream audience. Much of that success came in 1986, when four years after being dropped by Chrysalis, they convinced Epic Records to sign them and bring in producer Dave Edmunds, a star in his own right. Edmunds had successfully transformed the Stray Cats into MTV superstars just a few years earlier.

    The result was Tuff Enuff, the hit album and single that provided other follow-up hits such as their version of Sam & Dave's Wrap It Up. This recording was made as the group was promoting Tuff Enuff, and was recorded at the legendary Capitol Theater, the main venue used by promoter John Scher in the '70s and '80s.

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - My Babe

    4:06

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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Sugar Coated Love 1980

    3:05

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Sugar Coated Love ( What's The Word ) 1980

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - My Babe

    2:51

    T- Bird Rhythm, Chrysalis Records, USA 1982

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Sugar Coated Love - German TV 1980

    3:49

    Kim Wilson (voc, harp), Jimmie Vaughan (g), Keith Ferguson (b), Fran Christina (dr)

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Concert - 04/19/86 - Capitol Theatre

    46:52

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 4/19/1986 - Capitol Theatre (Passaic, NJ)

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    Setlist:
    0:00:00 - Amnesia
    0:04:05 - Can't Tear It Up Enough
    0:07:26 - Tell Me (Pretty Baby)
    0:12:18 - True Love
    0:15:51 - Why Get Up
    0:20:08 - Full-Time Lover
    0:28:56 - She's Tuff
    0:34:57 - Wrap It Up
    0:38:26 - Look At That, Look At That
    0:42:45 - Tuff Enuff

    Personnel:
    Fran Cristina - drums
    Preston Hubbard - bass
    Jimmie Vaughan - guitar, vocals
    Kim Wilson - vocals, harmonica
    Chuck Leavell - keyboards

    Summary:
    Kim Wilson and Jimmie Vaughan had a great blues band when they were both in The Fabulous Thunderbirds. After the departure of Vaughan, the band carried on, but it has really become a vehicle for Wilson. Prior to the recording of this King Biscuit Flower Hour show in 1986, the Fab T-Birds had persevered through four critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums before striking gold this same year with Tuff Enuff.

    This show represents the band at its creative zenith, and is one of the best examples of how blues, rock and R&B were fused continually into a cohesive musical showcase. Featuring most of the Tuff Enuff LP, this show opens with Can't Tear It Up Enough, and never lets up until after The Fabulous Thunderbirds rocked the house significantly and ended with The Crawl.

    Originally formed in 1974 by Jimmie Vaughan and Kim Wilson, the group quickly established itself as one of the premiere bands on the U.S. blues bar circuit. The original version of the band featured female blues star, Lou Ann Barton, but she left before the band really got rolling. They recorded initially for Takoma records and eventually Chrysalis, and were one of the first bands to break out of the Texas blues circuit and cross over to a more mainstream audience. Much of that success came in 1986, when four years after being dropped by Chrysalis, they convinced Epic Records to sign them and bring in producer Dave Edmunds, a star in his own right. Edmunds had successfully transformed the Stray Cats into MTV superstars just a few years earlier.

    The result was Tuff Enuff, the hit album and single that provided other follow-up hits such as their version of Sam & Dave's Wrap It Up. This recording was made as the group was promoting Tuff Enuff, and was recorded at the legendary Capitol Theater, the main venue used by promoter John Scher in the '70s and '80s.

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Time Lover - 9/9/1987 - Capitol Theatre

    8:43

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Full Time Lover
    Recorded Live: 9/9/1987 - Capitol Theatre - Passaic, NJ
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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds -Twist of the Knife

    4:24

    From Walk that Walk, Talk that Talk (1991).

    It's a shame when you got me where you want me
    But you want me somewhere else
    And it's a shame the way you take my love
    And baby on and off the shelf

    It's a shame, shame, shame, the way you run my life
    But you always insist on another little twist of the knife

    Tell me how many times can I believe you
    When you're out with your best friend
    When you don't even care if the whole town sees you
    Out with another man?

    It's a shame, shame, shame, the way you run my life
    But you always insist on another little twist of the knife

    Your lips, I can't resist, your eyes, they hypnotize
    With an endless supply of bullets to bite
    So every day I can take another little twist of the knife

    Your lips, I can't resist, your eyes, they hypnotize
    With an endless supply of bullets to bite
    So every day I can take another little twist of the knife

    Well, a man takes an ounce of dignity
    And a pound of foolish pride
    And he gives it up for a woman like you
    To keep her satisfied

    It's a shame, shame, shame, the way you run my life
    But you always insist on another little twist of the knife

    Baby, it's a shame, shame, shame, the way you run my life
    But you always insist on another little twist of the knife

    It's a shame, it's a shame, shame, shame
    It's a shame, it's a shame, shame, shame, shame, shame
    Oh baby, don't do me like that

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Wait on Time

    3:11

    featuring Jimmie Vaughan.. He started his career in this band.

  • Fabulous Thunderbirds - I believe Im in love

    3:25

    Fabulous Thunderbirds. I believe I'm in love

  • Fabulous Thunderbirds - Look Watcha Done/Wrap It Up

    7:35

    The T-Birds with Kid Ramos on guitar tearing it up. From the Invitation Only DVD.

  • The Original Fabulous Thunderbirds - Rock with me!

    2:28

    Live from Germany, 1980. T-Birds are: Jimmie Vaughan (guitar), Kim Wilson (vc/harmonica), Keith Ferguson (guitar) and Mike Buck (drums).

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Knock Yourself Out

    4:24

    Music video by The Fabulous Thunderbirds performing Knock Yourself Out. (C) 1989 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

  • THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS ! LOOK AT THAT ! MIRA ESO ! SUBTITULOS !

    3:30

    Y QUE SIGA EL ROCK AND ROLL PARA TODA LA BANDITA QUE LE LATE ESTA ROLITA ! SALUDOS A TODA LA PANDILLA !!!

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Stand Back

    3:36

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Stand Back.
    I thought this was a good one to kick off the new year - the message being do your own thing and don't let anyone get to you.

    LYRICS -
    When you want something bad enough
    You got to stick to it.
    Ain't nobody telling me that I can't do it.
    Don't let no one tell you what you should be.
    Nobody in this World can say no to me.

    Chorus:
    Stand back, I'm coming through.
    Stand back, I know just what to do.
    Stand back, Let me make my way.
    Stand back, listen to what I say.

    Steppin' up in life you got to help yourself.
    That don't mean you have to step on no one else.
    Go for it man you got nothing to lose.
    But don't let nobody step on you.

    Chorus

    I ain't gonna run and hide if you think I am.
    You better step aside.
    I ain't gonna turn the other cheek.
    If you want the world you can't be meek.

    You can't get by if you don't take a chance.
    You got to pay the fiddler if you want to dance.
    I learned my lesson a long time ago.
    You got to keep pushin' if you want it to go.

    Chorus

    One of these days you got to speak your mind.
    Even if they say that you're out of line.
    One of these days you're gonna know the score.
    I'm not telling you something you don't know.

    Chorus
    (I made my mind up to do it. There ain't nothing to it)

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Entire Show Baton Rouge,LA 11-18-1982

    1:44:38

    Entire club performance of The Fabulous Thunderbirds CAUGHT ON TAPE.

    Kim Wilson - Vocals/Harmonica
    Jimmie Vaughan - Guitar/ Lap Steel
    Keith Ferguson - Bass
    Fran Christina - Drums

    ENJOY!

    ***This video is for entertainment purposes only!***

  • Jimmie Vaughan - Extra Jimmies!

    6:04

    Live at Ohne Filter Musik Pur, Germany. 1987. With Chuck Leavell (Keyboards), Preston Hubbard (Bass), Fran Christina (Drums)

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds 1986 Low Down Woman.mp4

    4:24

    Live in Milan, Italy 1986 @ Prego Club. Kim Wilson: Vocals, harmonica, Jimmie Vaughan: Guitar, Preston Hubbard: Bass, Fran Christina: Drums

  • The Original Fabulous Thunderbirds - Wait On Time

    2:49

    German TV, 1980. T-Birds are: Jimmie Vaughan (guitar), Kim Wilson (vc,harmonica), Keith Ferguson (bass), Mike Buck (drums)

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tuff Enuff

    4:23

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Girls Go Wild 1979

    28:27

    Ispolnitel': The Fabulous Thunderbirds
    Al'bom: Girls Go Wild
    God vykhoda: 1979
    Zhanr: Blues Rock, Texas Blues
    Strana: USA
    Ottolknuvshis' ot traditsionnogo blyuza, eta tekhasskaya komanda so vremenem sushchestvenno modifitsirovala svoy saund, inkapsulirovav v nego takiye stili kak rok-n-roll, soul, fank, ritm-end-blyuz, keydzhin, svamp-rok i koye-chto yeshche. Osnovannyye v 1974 godu gitaristom Dzhimmi Voenom i vokalistom-garmoshechnikom Kimom Uilsonom The Fabulous Thunderbirds neskol'ko let varilis' v ostinskoy tusovke, prezhde chem im udalos' vyyti na kontrakt s Takoma/Chrysalis Records. Pervyy al'bom, zapisannyy s ritm-sektsiyey iz Kita Fergyusona (bas) i Mayka Baka (udarnyye), sostoyal napolovinu iz blyuzovykh standartov i napolovinu sdelannykh im pod stat' originalov. Plastinka prodavalas' plokho, no vposledstvii zapis' stala kul'tovoy, a nekotoryye kritiki dazhe zanesli Girls Go Wild v klassiku zhanra. Na What's The Word burevestniki zaigrali poshustreye da poroknroll'neye, odnako na pokupatel'skiy spros eto prakticheski ne povliyalo.



    Sostav:
    Kim Wilson – vocals, harmonica
    Jimmie Vaughan – guitar
    Keith Ferguson – bass
    Mike Buck – drums
    Развернуть
    4273/5000
    Artist: The Fabulous Thunderbirds
    Album: Girls Go Wild
    Release year: 1979
    Genre: Blues Rock, Texas Blues
    Country: USA

    Composition:
    Kim Wilson - vocals, harmonica
    Jimmie Vaughan - guitar
    Keith Ferguson - bass
    Mike Buck - drums

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Early Every Morning

    7:28

    Recorded live in Los Angeles, 2003. Kim Wilson (harp), Kid Ramos (guitar), Willie Campbell (bass), Gene Taylor (keyboards), Steve Hodges (drums)

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - The Things I Used To Do

    5:35

    Los Angeles, 2003. Kim Wilson, Kid Ramos (guitar), Willie Campbell (bass), Gene Taylor (keys), Steve Hodges (drums).

  • THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS - Runnin

    4:23

    THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS - On The Verge (2013)
    Perhaps it shouldn't be a surprise that a band so often defined by its guitarists takes on a different character once the lead singer - the only constant in the group since its beginnings in the mid-'70s - definitively asserts his status as the band's leader, yet the change within the Fabulous Thunderbirds that can be heard on On the Verge, their 12th official studio album, is striking. The last time the Thunderbirds released a studio album was in 2005, during a stint when the great Austin guitarist Nick Curran was the sparring partner of vocalist and T-Bird linchpin Kim Wilson. In 2013, guitarists Johnny Moeller and Mike Keller, talented axemen both, now support Wilson and they do get a chance to flaunt their gifts on On the Verge, but the focus is firmly on songs and rhythm. It is surely a soul-blues album, often copping the cool, relaxed Memphis groove and reaching down to the gritty funk of Muscle Shoals. This not only gives Wilson room to stretch vocally - he's supple and sensitive on Lovin' Time - but this means On the Verge is a richer, fuller album than many latter-day Thunderbirds albums, because this isn't just dedicated to slow, swaying seduction, there are wah-wah-fueled workouts, a bit of social protest, some jazzy flourishes, and, yes, a bit of the Texas blues that the T-Birds call their own. But what's striking about On the Verge isn't just the versatility, it's the ease: Kim Wilson doesn't sound desperate to stretch out; he's merely comfortable leading his band toward all the soulful sounds he's loved. The result is a thoroughly satisfying album, a long-delayed but very welcome flipside to the rollicking Painted On. - allmusic.com
    Tal vez no debería ser una sorpresa que una banda tan a menudo definida por sus guitarristas adquiera un carácter diferente una vez que el cantante principal, la única constante en el grupo desde sus inicios a mediados de los años 70, afirma definitivamente su condición de miembro de la banda. líder, sin embargo, el cambio dentro de los Fabulous Thunderbirds que se puede escuchar en On the Verge, su 12º álbum oficial de estudio, es sorprendente. La última vez que los Thunderbirds lanzaron un álbum de estudio fue en 2005, durante un período en que el gran guitarrista de Austin, Nick Curran, fue el compañero de sparring del vocalista de T-Bird, Kim Wilson. En 2013, los guitarristas Johnny Moeller y Mike Keller, ambos talentosos axemen, ahora apoyan a Wilson y tienen la oportunidad de hacer alarde de sus dones en On the Verge, pero el enfoque está firmemente en las canciones y el ritmo. Seguramente es un álbum de soul-blues, que a menudo se enfrenta al ritmo fresco y relajado de Memphis y se extiende hasta el áspero funk de Muscle Shoals. Esto no solo le da a Wilson espacio para estirarse vocalmente, sino que es flexible y sensible en Lovin 'Time, pero esto significa que On the Verge es un álbum más rico y completo que muchos de los álbumes de los Thunderbirds de los últimos días, porque no solo está dedicado a ralentizar En el marco de la seducción, hay entrenamientos impulsados ​​por wah-wah, un poco de protesta social, algo de jazzy flourishes y, sí, un poco del blues de Texas que los T-Birds llaman suyos. Pero lo sorprendente de On the Verge no es solo la versatilidad, es la facilidad: Kim Wilson no suena desesperado por estirarse; está simplemente cómodo guiando a su banda hacia todos los sonidos conmovedores que ha amado. El resultado es un álbum completamente satisfactorio

  • THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS & STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN The Crawl Austin, Tx. 1983

    5:01

    DaveTV brings you THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS & STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN The Crawl at The Austin Opera House, Austin, Tx. 1983

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Amnesia - 9/9/1987 - Capitol Theatre

    4:15

    The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Amnesia
    Recorded Live: 9/9/1987 - Capitol Theatre - Passaic, NJ
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  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tell Me

    3:53

    Live from Austin Nov. 26th 1986. T-Birds are: Jimmie Vaughan Lead Guitar, Kim Wilson harmonica & vocal, Preston Hubbard bass, Fran Christina drums and Junior Brantley keyboards.

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