Stevie Ray Vaughan
Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan (born October 3, 1954 in Dallas, Texas – August 27, 1990) was an American blues guitarist. He was one of the world's most influential electric blues guitarists of the 1980's. His most basic guitar licks were influenced by Albert King. In one on stage performance the temperamental musician stated that Stevie Ray Vaughan was of his own blood line. Early breakouts include Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's Texas Flood album including their Hits,Texas Flood, and their upbeat version of Pride and Joy. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Stevie Ray Vaughan #7 in their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
- "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Rolling Stone Issue 931. Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/5937559/the_100_greatest_guitarists_of_all_time.