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Tommy Shannon
'I Live in Trios'
"...Johnny Winter and Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Tommy Shannon has distinguished his résumé by playing in six..."

April 13, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Trouble Men
The post-SRV trials and tribulations of Texas' most famous rhythm section
"...had been repainted black. That's how Double Trouble bassist Tommy Shannon remembers the months after Stevie Ray Vaughan was..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Standing Next to a Mountain
Examining the 3-CD Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble box set.
"...the deck at Central Market north, Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon stare at the latest packaging of their legacy..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Blood and Memories
"...first album for Stevie Ray Vaughan, Chris Layton, and Tommy Shannon, known collectively as Double Trouble. Texas Flood re-established..."

April 9, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

C Sick
Eight years after the Chronicle's initial look in hepatitis C, Austin's music community is both better and worse
"...Benson, songwriter and drummer Doyle Bramhall, Double Trouble bassist Tommy Shannon, Fastball's Tony Scalzo, and songstress Sarah Elizabeth Campbell..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Power of Three
With ZZ Top mowing down the Backyard this weekend, the power of three – trios – comes into play
"...Records signing the Beaumont-born guitarist and his band, bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer "Uncle" John Turner...."

April 13, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Living in a Dream
Too Many Ways to Fall
"...Doyle and I to do our best and get Tommy and Chris to kind of take a step off..."

May 14, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Beat Goes On: R.I.P. Uncle John Turner
Johnny Winter drummer and the power of three
"...got it all and the Johnny Winter Trio, with Tommy Shannon on bass, went on to make blues history...."

July 26, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Postmarks
No Schism
"...breeds criticism at the Chronicle. For Malford, David, David, Tommy, and Chris, not only is this their livelihood, it..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column

Sharpstown vs. Tomstown
Will "Tomstown" be as big as Sharpstown?
"...of Brenham, Mutscher's aide Rush McGinty, and state Rep. Tommy Shannon of Fort Worth – Sharp had arranged unsecured..."

March 5, 2004 News Column by Michael King

A Sound Salvation
Austin's Class of 2000
"...Double Trouble: Learning as They Go, Layton and Shannon Start Their Own Texas Flood..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Austin Music Awards Gallery, 1986-2000
"...Stevie Ray Vaughan (l) and Double Trouble bassist Tommy Shannon (second from right), 1990..."

March 2, 2017 Photo Gallery

Down & Dirty
Lone Star guitar great Johnny Winter gets his hands dirty once again
"...and chops in an electric blues trio with bassist Tommy Shannon, the now longtime local who anchored Stevie Ray..."

July 4, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Playback: Tip Jar Etiquette
See that tip jar? Give.
"...he just looked like a rock star," remembered bassist Tommy Shannon. "And I loved the way he sang."..."

July 4, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sonobeat Records
Late-Sixties local label Sonobeat – the missing link between the Vulcan Gas Company and Stubb's?
"...with Winter, future Double Trouble and Arc Angels bassist Tommy Shannon, and drummer Uncle John Turner performing. The Progressive..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Hatchett Man
Local bookers like Charlie Hatchett Jr. built this city
"..."And Tommy Shannon, so great. Stevie Vaughan played with them some,..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

In a Blink of an Eye
A conversation with Double Trouble’s Tommy Shannon
"...a conversation I recently had with Double Trouble bassist Tommy Shannon about the reissue. Among other things, we talked..."

July 28, 2010 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Decade Awards
"...Decade1. "Crossfire" by Bill Carter, Ruth Ellsworth, Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon, and Reese Wynans for Stevie Ray Vaughan &..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Off the Record
Remembering blues drummer 'Uncle' John Turner, tracking the devil and Daniel Johnston, on-air with Seattle's KEXP, Abandoned Love Records, and more
"...where he first met guitarist Johnny Winter. With friend Tommy Shannon on bass, the threepiece made blues history ("The..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Double Trouble Reviewed
"...or gone their separate ways. When Vaughan paired up Tommy Shannon on bass and Chris Layton on drums more..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Arc Angels
"...II and Charlie Sexton bonded with Double Trouble's bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer Chris Layton at the Austin Rehearsal..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Freddie's Place unplugs, crate digging for Record Store Day, the second coming of Arc Angels, and sitting stage left at Austin City Limits
"...Doyle Bramhall II and Charlie Sexton with Double Trouble's Tommy Shannon and Chris Layton – officially disbanded in 1994..."

April 17, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Arc Angels
The official reunion has begun
"...with the Double Trouble rhythm section, Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon – has performed regularly, once a year, if..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Bye, Buddy
The Buddy Miles Express stops here.
"...New Years Day, 1970. In October I spoke with Tommy Shannon, longtime bassist for Stevie Ray Vaughan and Johnny..."

Feb. 28, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

From Sharpstown to Funeralgate
"...of the House Gus Mutscher and two others, Rep. Tommy Shannon of Fort Worth and Rush McGinty, an aide..."

July 9, 1999 News Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The Mighty Four
"...of last Friday's on-stage appearance of Doyle Bramhall II, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton, and Charlie Sexton -- the artists..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Austin Heart and Chicano Soul
"...The Double Trouble dream team of Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon will be there too, fitting since Tommy was..."

June 4, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
Antone's Anniversary off to a bumpy start, and the same goes for local CD outlets.
"...Time. Now comes the news that Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon will have had to go on tour sans..."

July 13, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

1999-2000 Award Winners
"...3. Tommy Shannon..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Liaison d'Etre
"...whole "Storyville is dead" story, Double TroubleakaChris Layton and Tommy Shannon have been distributing a release over the Internet..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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