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Blues Guitar From Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was well-known for his bringing back of the Blues to main-stream music. He merged the American Blues with the British Invasion of the Blues with great success. His influences were people like Freddie King, Eric Clapton, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Albert Collins, Stevie WonderAlbert King, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy GuyLonnie Mack amongst other guitar players.

Many guitarists still revere Stevie, or SRV, as one of the all-time best guitar players ever! The list includes Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayer, Eric Johnson and many other well-known guitarists.

Check out this brief interview with Stevie’s as he describes his guitar style and major influences:

Stevie performing Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Voodoo Child’:

John Mayer speaks of Stevie’s influence and power in his playing:

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