Stevie Ray Vaughn

SVR Trivia

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan, with brother Jimmie, were the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on 2/15/1986
  • 2003 - Ranked 7th in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest guitarists of all time
  • Stevie and his band Double Trouble were the 1st band without a record to play Montreux Blues and Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 1982
  • "Lenny", the Song and one of his guitars was actually named after his wife Lenora
  • Stevie's band Double Trouble took their name from an Otis Rush song title
  • Early in 1982, Mick Jagger saw Stevie and the band play and flew them to New York to play at a private club party.
  • Stevie played lead guitar on David Bowie's song "Let's Dance"
  • Stevie once admitted to suffereing from drug and alcohol addiction since he was "7 or 8 years old"
  • Has had more albums released posthumously than were released when he was alive.
  • Recognized by Texas governor Ann Ricards who proclaimed October 3, 1991, "Stevie Ray Vaughan Day"