This is a discussion on Stevie Ray Vaughn... within the Puff Banter forums, part of the Everything But Cigars category; Well said indeed...
A man who was initially booed in Canada, the crowd didn't understand what he was doing, as ...
Lookin' back in front of me, in the mirror's a grin
Through eyes of love I see, I'm really lookin' at a friend
We've all had our problems, that's the way life is
My heart goes out to others who are there to make amends
I used to see him in free concerts in Memphis ~25+ years ago.
"A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled, and less than that no man shall have." --- [SIZE=2]Theodore Roosevelt, 4 July 1903[/SIZE]
I caught him a few times back in the day, with the T-birds too!
Its some what of a little know factoid that the statue marking his birth place is really in the wrong place, in Dallas/S. Oak Cliff (as in the wrong section of town not just a block or to off mark.)
I saw him back in the late 80's... as an opening act. That's one artist I can look back on and say I was blessed to see. I can't even tell you who the headliner was. I was blown away and have been a fan ever since. RIP, SRV.
I just saw this thread and immediately put "In The Beginning" into the CD tray. He introduced me to the blues and he was a great one. No one had more respect for the genre than SRV. I'll miss him always. Thanks for remembering the anniversary...I'm kind of ashamed that I didn't.