What did Eric Clapton think of SRV?

As part of an interview with A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Clapton shared his love and appreciation for the iconic performer. He recalled the first moments he heard the unique player’s eclectic tone: “I was in my car, and I remember thinking, ‘I have to find out before the day is over who that guitar player is.

Did Stevie Ray Vaughan copy Jimi Hendrix?

Vaughan was compared with Hendrix for most of his career and famously covered two of Jimi Hendrix’s best known songs – Voodoo Child (Slight Return) and Little Wing.

Are Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan related?

Jimmie Vaughan paid an emotional tribute to his younger brother Stevie Ray Vaughan, who died in a helicopter crash in 1990 at the age of 35, at Saturday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Who gave up their seat for Stevie Ray Vaughan?

Vaughan, who appeared in concert Sunday night at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre outside Milwaukee on a bill with fellow guitar legend Eric Clapton, took the final seat on the five-seat helicopter that crashed around 1 a.m. local time into a man-made East Troy, Wis., ski hill that was obscured by dense fog.

Is there a better guitarist than Stevie Ray Vaughan?

Hendrix was clearly the better innovator of the two, establishing a sound and musical vocabulary that has become part of our collective musical selves. Stevie, on the other hand, was a better guitarist and could deliver a more refined and better-executed version of the Hendrix vision, which he also helped keep alive.

Who influenced SRV?

One of his influences is another guitar titan – Jimi Hendrix. But more than that, SRV was also influenced by Muddy Waters, Albert King, Freddie King, Chuck Berry, Albert Collins, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Buddy Guy, Howlin’ Wolf, Lonnie Mack and Otis Rush.

Who owns Stevie Ray Vaughan’s catalog?

Since Jimmie Vaughan, his brother, took control of his intellectual property rights after his death, over 12 Vaughan albums have appeared in the main U.S. albums chart. Several of these have also placed in charts in more than six countries around the world.

Who owns Stevie Ray Vaughan’s guitar?

After Stevie Ray’s death, Rene replaced the new neck with Number One’s original and the guitar was given back to Stevie’s family. It now belongs to Stevie’s brother, Jimmie. If you look closely at the photo, you can see Jimmie Vaughan’s guitar behind Number One.