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STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE-IN STEP-VINYL.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble-In Step-Vinyl. Label: Music On Vinyl. Just like countless other musicians, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s career is a story of triumph and tragedy. He spent eleven years struggling to make a breakthrough, and during that period, Stevie Ray Vaughan spent six years as a sideman, which was akin to a musical  apprenticeship. Having  served his …

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THE STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN STORY: TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY,

The Stevie Ray Vaughan Story: Triumph and Tragedy Just like countless other musicians, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s career is a story of triumph and tragedy. He spent eleven years struggling to make a breakthrough, and during that period, Stevie Ray Vaughan spent six years as a sideman, which was akin to a musical  apprenticeship. Having  served his apprenticeship, Stevie Ray …

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TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY, THE STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN STORY.

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY, THE STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN STORY. Stevie Ray Vaughan’s career is a story of triumph and tragedy. He spent eleven years struggling to make a breakthrough. During that period, Stevie Ray Vaughan spent six years as a sideman. This was akin to a musical  apprenticeship for Stevie Ray Vaughan. Having  served his apprenticeship, …

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THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN’- A TRIBUTE TO STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN.

THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN’- A TRIBUTE TO STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN. Twenty-five years ago, music was robbed of one of the most influential electric blues guitarists ever, Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was killed in a helicopter crash on August 27th 1990. The Texan blues man was just thirty-six, and had only enjoyed seven years in the …

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STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE-THE COMPLETE EPIC RECORDINGS.

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE-THE COMPLETE EPIC RECORDINGS. 2015 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s death. He was, without doubt, one of the most influential electric blues guitarists ever. Sadly, Stevie Ray Vaughan only enjoyed seven years in the spotlight.  Stevie Ray Vaughan came to prominence after his performance at 1982s Montreux …

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JAMES BROWN-GRAVITY.

JAMES BROWN-GRAVITY. When James Brown released the single Living In America in December 1985, it had been nine years since he’d last had a hit single. The last time one of James Brown’s singles charted in the US Billboard 100, was 1976, when Body Heat reached number eighty-eight. Since then, although James Brown was still …

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DAVID BOWIE-LET’S DANCE.

DAVID BOWIE-LET’S DANCE. In a recent article about Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps), David Bowie’s 1980 album, I mentioned how this was the start of a really successful period for him. His next album was Let’s Dance, released in April 1983, and co-produced by NIles Rodgers of Chic. This was Bowie’s fifteenth album, in a …

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