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Repackaging Stevie Ray Vaughan

Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 19 April 1999

YEAH, HE NEVER played alternative rock, and to him hip-hop was something the Easter bunny did. He also wore his influences like a neon suit. But Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the greatest American performers of the '80s.

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