New Book Features the Life of Guitar Legend Stevie Ray Vaughan


Guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughn would have turned 65 this year. He died in 1990.

Born October 3, 1954, in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, he grew up in his brother Jimmie’s footsteps to become not only a guitarist, but a coveted singer and songwriter. His songs like “Pride and Joy,” “The Sky is Crying,” “Life By the Drop,” “Cold Shot,” and so many more continue to grace the music lists of his fans.

A new biography, “Texas Flood, The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan,” released this summer, with words from his brother Jimmie, and his bandmates Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon. Written by Alan Paul and Andy Alert, they talk about how well his life was going at the time of his sudden death August 27, 1990, when he was killed in a helicopter crash following a performance with Eric Clapton. Just 35 years old, he left behind a powerful musical legacy.

Texas Flood” is available on Amazon.

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