Late Night OTB – Stevie Ray Vaughn
Ladies and gentlemen, Stevie Ray Vaughn:
In 1983, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s tunes “Pride and Joy” and “Lenny” began trickling onto the airwaves and the blues and rock worlds did a simultaneous double take and a “What the hell was that?” unlike anything since Jimi Hendrix’s ascension in 1967. The power and the passion of his playing was unmistakable from hearing only the first few bars – here was a force to be reckoned with, a new sound from old sounds distilled into a blazing mix of nuance and ferocity.
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