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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

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Formed in 1979 with drummer Chris Layton and bassist Jackie Newhouse, Stevie Ray Vaughan fronted the band which he named Double Trouble. The band was joined in 1981 by bass player Tommy Shannon & 1985 by keyboardist Reese Wynans.

Stevie Ray Vaughan tragically died on August 27, 1990 in a helicopter accident, having taken the seat that his brother Jimmie Vaughan or some have reported Eric Clapton would have been sitting in. He had a wide range of influences, most notably Lonnie Mack, Albert King, Freddie King, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton & Jimi Hendrix.

Only a handful of blues guitarists have had the same impact on the blues genre.

Although his death was a tremendous loss for his family and the music community as a whole, we have his legacy in his music, and for that we cannot be more thankful.

“Life without you, all the love you passed my way, the angels have waited for so long now they have their way…take your place…”

The first time I saw and heard Steve Ray on TV, I fell in love with his music style and ability. SR could man-handle the guitar with skill and passion. SR left us too early, but his music and spirit live on…

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  • MusicMagic77

    >> THIS#1 >> THIS#2

    5 Apr 6:48am Reply
  • CosmicPi

    Simply one of the greatest.

    11 Mar 7:52pm Reply
  • JustUponASmile3

    Siamo felici di proporvi qui la recensione di "Texas Flood" di Stevie Ray Vaughan& Double Trouble: https://salteditions.wordpress.com/2014/03/01/double-trouble/ Buona lettura!

    1 Mar 3:07pm Reply
  • Radioakhar

    Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) - Couldn't Stand the Weather (1984)

    24 Feb 11:44am Reply
  • caidenattwater

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  • Radioakhar

    Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)

    4 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Layla51

    Stevie you will always live in my heart and soul you will live on forever.

    22 Oct 2013 Reply
  • rhuffman8

    Meh. He's no Lady GawGaw, that's for sure. Now THERE'S some talent not often seen in this modern day music industry of sellouts and copy-cats. This is just silly noise.

    26 Sep 2013 Reply
  • karmapolice41

    the comparisons to Jimi have got to stop. they are both 2 of the best musicians the world has ever seen, cant that be enough? neither is 'better' than the other, if you spend time arguing otherwise, you have missed the point of art at this level. Both of them were brilliant, both were visionary, both are solely missed, and both died way too young. Can we leave it at that, please?

    30 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Assedor

    what Stevie Ray Vaughan left behind will forever keep his name in world music culture

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • andu_

    Why would you even compare those two? Just enjoy the fact that good music like this unites us.[2]

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • dollface622

    B.B. King + Jimi = SRV. BB started it, Jimi improved it and Stevie became the best for those who followed.

    30 Apr 2013 Reply
  • pem0910

    The Stevie Ray Vaughan Experience.

    20 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Lucassandes

    Here's a fan art made by me of SRV. Check it out :) http://lucassandes.deviantart.com/art/Stevie-Ray-Vaughan-360985234

    26 Mar 2013 Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    There is a big difference between Stevie and Jimi (Hendrix). Stevie was very talented and he was very good technically (I mean how he treated the instrument). But Jimi was genius. So Stevie was a little schoolboy near Jimi. Believe me, I love both two. No one can't beat Jimi on electric guitar. (And no one can't beat Paco de Lucía on acoustic.

    15 Jan 2013 Reply
  • nollfem4

    Why would you even compare those two? Just enjoy the fact that good music like this unites us.

    28 Dec 2012 Reply
  • ccm_

    "Jimi had him beat in every, musical, aspect." LOL no. You cannot honestly listen to SRV and just call him a complete copy-cat...Jimi was a much better songwriter than SRV, but I'd say SRV's playing was on par with Jimi's, even more so at certain times. I personally think SRV solos better than Jimi

    24 Dec 2012 Reply
  • ZWSnyder

    People...SRV was amazing, but Jimi had him beat in every, musical, aspect. Stevie just seemed to take from his technique, Jimi really had nobody to help him with his talent expect for himself, SRV is just a copy-cat.

    12 Dec 2012 Reply
  • HoLyGuN1907

    You Still Buy Vinyl Records? http://www.lastfm.com.tr/group/I+Still+Buy+Vinyl+Records

    9 Dec 2012 Reply
  • soullessmate

    Why is this guy dead and justin beiber alive? We made some bad fucking choices as a human race.

    19 Nov 2012 Reply
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