In Remembrance: 19 Yrs Ago Today, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, Tragically dead at the age of 36, Aug.27,’90.
Video from his jaw-dropping phenomenal performance at Shiba Yubinchukin Hall, Tokyo, Japan,24 Jan. 1985.
One of his greatest live performances on film! Intense performance of "Texas Flood."
Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990)
HE PERFORMED AS HE ALWAYS HAD, as if the song of the moment would be his last. During the blistering, 20-minute rendition of "Sweet Home Chicago" that closed the show at the Alpine Valley Music Theater near East Troy, Wisconsin, guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan was onstage with fellow bluesmen Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray and Vaughan's older brother, Jimmie. Said Guy later: "It was one of the most incredible sets I ever heard Stevie play. I had goose bumps."
Shortly afterward, at 12:15 A.M. on Aug. 27, the exhilarated musicians left the stage through a rear exit. Vaughan, 35, had planned to make the two-hour drive back to his Ch