Stevie Ray Vaughan ~ RIP (1954 – 1990)

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990)

On August 26, 1990, a sold out concert of 30,000 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin, featured an encore jam with Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan and Robert Cray. On August 27, shortly before 1 a.m., a helicopter carrying Vaughan en route to Chicago crashed within seconds after takeoff.” ~ (Source Wikipedia)

Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to SRV on Twitter “I remember 20 years ago to the min 2:30 pm EST that I boarded the school bus home and heard on the drivers radio that SRV had died. RIP SRV” @JBONAMASSA

‘Lenny’ – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Rest in Peace SRV

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About Richard Perkins

Richard Perkins is the founder of Bath Guitar School and has worked for the International Guitar Foundation, Brit Awards, Rockschool, B&NES Council, Mid Somerset Festival, Bath Music Plus, and appeared on BBC and ITV television and radio programming as well as being featured in Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar, Venue, Bath Life magazines and the Bath Chronicle newspaper. Richard is a graduate of the Commercial Music degree programme at Bath Spa University and has a HND in Popular Music from Oxford College.
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3 Responses to Stevie Ray Vaughan ~ RIP (1954 – 1990)

  1. Dmenno says:

    SRV Legend! Lenny has it all.
    I still listen to his music everyday. Always inspiring: He’s my Sunday Blues
    Dmenno

  2. What an absolute legend, his version of little wing is just amazing.

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