All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 (or more) and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 - August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. His broad appeal made him one of the world's most influential electric blues guitarists. In 2003, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Stevie Ray Vaughan #7 in their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He was the younger brother of Jimmie Vaughan.

Vaughan was born and raised in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Neither of his parents had any strong musical talent but were avid music fans. They would take Vaughan and his older brother Jimmie to concerts to see Fats Domino, Jimmy Reed, and Bob Wills.

Read more

15 Photos

Albums

Texas Flood: 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition
Texas Flood: 30th...
Legacy Recordings
2013
buy
Couldn't Stand the Weather
Couldn't Stand the...
Epic/Legacy
2011
buy
Couldn't Stand the Weather: Legacy Edition
Couldn't Stand the...
Legacy Recordings
2010
buy
Solos, Sessions & Encores
Solos, Sessions &...
Sony BMG Legacy
2007
buy
Solos Sessions and Encores
Solos Sessions and...
Legacy Recordings
2007
buy

Similar Artists

Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix
guitar, electric
B.B. King B.B. King
guitar, electric
Jeff Beck Jeff Beck
guitar
Eric Clapton Eric Clapton
guitar
John Mayall John Mayall
composer/conductor
Tab Benoit Tab Benoit
guitar, electric
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Kenny Wayne Shepherd
guitar, electric

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.