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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…

Stevie Ray Vaughan with David Bowie rehearsals

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); David Bowie died one year ago today. I've been spending a lot of time digging into Stevie Ray Vaughan's work with Bowie on Let's Dance, which was brought the guitarist to the…

RIP Stevie Ray Vaughan - the story of his final gig

SRV has played a large role throughout my career. Though I never interviewed him because he passed away before I started working for Guitar World, I have written many, many articles about Stevie, including a massive oral history which…

RIP Stevie Ray Vaughan, gone 25 years

Twenty five years ago, we lost Stevie Ray Vaughan. SRV has played a large role throughout my career. Though I never interviewed him because he passed away before I started working for Guitar World, I have written many, many articles…

RIP, Doyle Bramhall: An appreciation of one of SRV's great friends, collaborators and inspirations.

RIP, Doyle Bramhall, Sr. who passed away at his Texas home over the weekend at age 62. Doyle was a great drummer, singer and songwriter. He was also a dear friend, regular collaborator and huge influence on Stevie Ray Vaughan, as can be very…