Remembering Stevie Vaughan

Do you remember Vaughan? Who has a lot of potential even before his untimely death due to a helicopter crash in Wisconsin? If you don’t remember, then Vaughan is one of the first to achieved the national recognition as David Bowie’s original guitarist in 1983’s Let’s Dance/Serious Moonlight.

He became successful as a solo artist, wherein he can play a full 90 minute show. In tis article by Paste Magazine, they talk about Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble:

Backed by the simple two man rhythm section dubbed Double Trouble (bassist Tommy Shannon had previously backed another Texas blues master, Johnny Winter) Vaughan plays with fire and intensity throughout this show. Original hits like “Pride & Joy” and “Cold Shot” are here, as are a number of classic blues instrumentals, such as “Testify,” which he uses to both open and close the show. But the real highlight of the set is Vaughan’s blistering read of Jimi Hendrix’s blues-rock classic, “Voodoo Chile,” which Vaughan plays with an intensity nearly as powerful as the Hendrix original. You won’t even care that the first verse’s vocals are missing (the sound engineer forgot to turn up Vaughan’s vocal mic until he went to the chorus of the song); Vaughan’s guitar sings loud enough. Continue reading post here…

The memory that Stevie Ray Vaughan left for us is just too outstanding to not share with today’s generation.