Stevie Ray Vaughan
In the newest Carter’s Catalog, Carter Alan looks back at the posthumous Stevie Ray Vaughan album The Sky is Crying. For a compilation, it stands up quite well – most notably Stevie Ray’s cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing”, which Carter describes as “definitive”.
Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
Stevie Ray Vaughan would have turned 60 on Friday October 4th; we began with a couple from the legendary guitarist we lost in 1990. SRV preferred the Strat, but Albert Collins was the self-proclaimed “Master of the Telecaster.” The late guitarist shares Stevie’s birthdate, as well as harmonica ace Billy Branch!
Though we only got seven years of Stevie Ray Vaughan albums, he stamped his place as one of the all-time greats. And as Carter says in this video, if you want to get into his music, “Texas Flood is a good place to start.”
In honor of Stevie Ray Vaughan on the anniversary of his untimely passing, check out this clip of Vaughan with fellow blues legend Jeff Beck as they perform “Goin’ Down” on MTV back in 1989.
Stevie Ray Vaughan played his final live show at Alpine Valley in Wisconsin. Here’s a rare audio clip of the legendary guitarist performing the classic “Pride and Joy” for the last time.
Stevie Ray Vaughan’s roadie executes an amazing recovery from broken string! it’s so slick that you won’t even see it happening.
Today, (October 3rd) Blues Icon, Stevie Ray Vaughan would have been 59. As it turns out, he’s not the only legendary Texas Bluesman to celebrate on this date. Click below to see who he shares his Birthday […]
To commemorate the passing of Stevie Ray Vaughan 23 years ago today, check out this video from earlier this year of Carter Alan remembering his first time seeing the legend live.
Check out bootleg audio of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s final live performance before his tragic death in 1990.