“Stevie Ray Vaughan did to music what Michael Jordan did for basketball…[he] brought blues alive at crucial moments, so far as I’m concerned.” -Buddy Guy
Six-string supremacy runs in their family: happy birthday to guitarist Jimmie Vaughan!
Stevie Ray Vaughan was a devoted disciple of the blues. What’s your favorite SRV cover of a blues classic?
DID YOU KNOW? Before mastering the guitar, a young Stevie Ray Vaughan tried his hand at playing drums and saxophone.
Like his younger brother, Jimmie Vaughan was a master of Texas blues guitar, both as a soloist and a member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Celebrate his birthday today with this live performance from ‘Later...with Jools Holland’ recorded in 1994: