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Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan

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America's Local Talent 1977: The Sounds Of Austin

Overview by Joe Nick Patoski, Phonograph Record, May 1977

THANKS TO the migration of musicians who actually believed Austin's blind boast that it was the new country music capital of the world, the central ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: Texas Flood (Epic BFE 3S734)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 1983


Backbeat: Stevie Ray Vaughan

Interview by Steven X Rea, High Fidelity, August 1983

His first album is just hitting the streets, but Vaughan and his blues guitar are already well-known among rock's elite. ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Texas Flood (Epic AL 38734)

Review by Mitchell Cohen, High Fidelity, August 1983

STEVIE RAY Vaughan's guitar playing is designed to elicit gasps: Every cluster of notes is an invitation to amazement. This multiple-climax approach could easily prove ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Palace Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 24 August 1983


Stevie Ray Vaughan: Double Your Trouble, Double Your Fun

Profile by Bill Bentley, L.A. Weekly, 25 August 1983

AS THE irascible rhythm & blues guru of New Orleans, Ernie K-Doe, is wont to say when seized by a philosophical spirit, "It's not understanding ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: Texas Flood (Epic)

Review by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 27 August 1983

DAVID BOWIE didn't discover Stevie Ray, the power blues specialist who by the sound of this solo LP was sorely tempered on Bowie's tepid Let's ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Venue, London

Live Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 24 September 1983

SIX MONTHS ago Stevie Ray Vaughan couldn't have sold out a telephone box east of the Azores. Now, a comfortably full Venue has gathered to ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Palladium, Los Angeles

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 1984

OK, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN can play the everlovin' bejeesus out of the guitar, but packing a flash Stratocaster just ain't enough.  ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Montreux Jazz Festival, Casino de Montreux

Live Review by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 3 August 1985

AS WITH limpid Blue Eyes there's always a ready-made market for or'nery-looking electric guitar slingers. The sight of devotees in the audience holding aloft large ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Hip Deep in the Blues

Review and Interview by John Swenson, Record, December 1985


Stevie Ray Vaughan: Greek Theater, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 29 July 1986


Stevie Ray Vaughan: Hammersmith Palais, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 4 October 1986

A COUPLE OF minutes before the lights came on were almost worth the price of admission. Already steaming with the sweat of an audience that ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan Overcomes Double Trouble: Alcohol and Drugs

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 25 June 1987

NEXT WEDNESDAY, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, a concert co-sponsored by Miller Genuine Draft. That's about as close to ...

Jeff Beck & Stevie Ray Vaughan: Guitar Slingers Shoot It Out

Report and Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Rolling Stone, 30 November 1989

Jeff Beck and Stevie Ray Vaughan go head-to-head on U.S. tour ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1990

Obituary by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 4 October 1990

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN has died, and with him goes the spirit of Jimi Hendrix once again. Vaughan was linked to Hendrix throughout his playing life. ...

Lost and Found and Lost Again: Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1990

Retrospective by Tony Scherman, Musician, November 1990

"STEVIE WAS on it. Playin' great, kickin' butt," says Robert Cray, and when Double Trouble was done, everybody — the Vaughan brothers, Cray, Buddy Guy ...

Jimmie Vaughan: Picking Up the Pieces

Interview by John Swenson, Rolling Stone, 7 February 1991

After the death of his brother, Jimmie Vaughan carried on ...

Blue Smoke: The Life and Death of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Retrospective and Interview by Alan Paul, Guitar World, April 1999

NINE YEARS AFTER his death, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s influence only continues to grow. It can be heard in barrooms and arenas around the globe, in ...

Repackaging Stevie Ray Vaughan

Review by 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. ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: SRV

Review by Joe Nick Patoski, Texas Monthly, November 2000

SRV BREAKS OUT of the gate with Little Stevie Vaughan before he was Stevie Ray. A member of Paul Ray and the Cobras, the kid's ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: SRV

Review by J.D. Considine, Revolver, Winter 2000

CARLOS SANTANA was on British TV the other night, talking about those wondrous moments in a musician's life when conscious control dissolves and something just ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan: SRV

Review by Tony Russell, MOJO, January 2001

Ten years after his death at 35, Vaughan's blues legacy is commemorated by four hours of his music on three CDs and a DVD. ...

see also Vaughan Brothers, The


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