Happy Birthday to Austin’s own, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial on Town Lake Shores in Austin, Texas

Stephen 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. Stevie lived in Austin; he was the younger brother of Jimmie Vaughan of Austin, Texas.

Stevie Antone’s Framed Print

Here’s a couple of Antone’s show prints I had framed at Hobby Lobby. They did a spectacular job! (If you go to Hobby Lobby at 183/Lakeline, ask for Mona). I bought these posters at Antone’s back around 2000. I’ve got a couple more of Stevie and Buddy Guy I’ll get framed one of these days.

Stevie Ray Vaughan Birthday Celebration. This is a SRV print I bought at Antone’s.

Aren’t those matching frame mats stunning!

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial, Town Lake in Austin, Texas.

SRV Memorial on Town Lake in Austin, Texas

(This post was made on an Apple G5 Tower because a Dell couldn’t handle it.)

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~ by danherron on October 3, 2007.

2 Responses to “Happy Birthday to Austin’s own, Stevie Ray Vaughan”

  1. and happy B-Day to a lad from Austin, Texas, a place that Stevie called home for many years, honed his talent at the Rome Inn, Soap Creek Saloon, The Armadillo World Hdqrts and Antone’s, among other gigs. The lad is myself. Bruce

  2. Happy birthday Stevie!! I will pay my respect for my one and only idol on this earth. Hurra hurra hurra!!

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