For me, anyway. No, I’m not talking about Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper, who Don McClean sang about in American Pie. No, I mean the day the music died for me. It was on August 27, 1990, when Stevie Ray Vaughn died in a helicopter crash at the age of 35. SRV boarded a chopper after a show shorty after midnight for a quick hop to an airport, only the pilot flew into a low hill and the best guitar player in the world was taken from us.
So I’m remembering Stevie Ray Vaughn, one of my favorites, as long time readers know. [Read more...]