Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan is an American blues rock guitarist and singer based in Austin, Texas. He is the older brother of the late, Texas blues guitar legend, Stevie Ray Vaughan. Collection includes: 'Strange Pleasure' (1994); 'Out There' (1998); 'Do You Get The Blues?' (2001); Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan - 'On The Jimmy Reed Highway' (2007); 'Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites' (2010); 'Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites' (2011).
Released in 2001 by Artemis Records,this was the third solo album from guitarist/singer Jimmie Vaughan, elder brother of the late Stevie Ray. It remained as his last truly solo effort until 2010. Guest stars include blues harmonica legend James Cotton and guitarist Tyrone Vaughan, Jimmie's son now a star in his own right. Track In The Middle Of The Night features Tommy Shannon & Chris Layton of Stevie Ray's band Double Trouble. Jimmie is still very active. He was nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album at the 2011 Grammy Awards and in April 2013 will feature at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival.Booklet with authoritative and extensive liner notes written by respected Record Collector journalist Michael Heatley. Expertly remastered by Jon Astley(who has worked on recordings by the Who, Led Zeppelin, George Harrison and many others).
Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites is blues-rock pioneer Jimmie Vaughan s second helping of covers of the roots music that inspired him, with versions of songs by Ray Charles, Hank Williams Sr., Lloyd Price, Jimmy Reed, and others. The album was recorded in Austin, Texas, and features legendary blues singer Lou Ann Barton joining him once again, on three tracks. Vaughan founded the iconic Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1974,and they became famous for the high-octane blues-rock sound that earned them critical acclaim in the '70s and platinum albums in the '80s. In 1990, Vaughan recorded a duets album, Family Style, with his brother, Stevie Ray Vaughan, shortly before the latter's untimely death, and then went on to a successful solo career.
With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush, and Muddy Waters and rock & roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre.
This critically acclaimed documentary celebrates the illustrious history of the club as well as its founder/owner, lifetime blues devotee Clifford Antone. Antone, who passed away in 2006 was one of the pioneers of showcasing the blues and this film gives a valuable insight into the many iconic performances that graced his stage.
Texas Rhody Blues, featuring Jimmie Vaughan and Duke Robillard, is the third Knickerbocker All-Stars CD release. This CD has its roots in The Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals of the late 1950s and early ‘60s which turned many white soul searchers on to blues, rhythm and blues, and jump blues…
On January 24th in 1848, James Marshall triggered the California Gold Rush when he uncovered a handful of shiny pebbles while building a lumber mill in Coloma, California. Subsequently, hundreds of thousands of people, from all over the globe, suffered great hardship to make their way by land and sea to seek their own fortunes.
The summer of 1984 saw the release of Stevie Ray's eagerly anticipated follow-up album, Couldn't Stand The Weather. Now the coronation was complete: A blues messiah had arrived. With a relentless touring schedule and a slick new video for the title track airing on fledgling MTV, Stevie Ray Vaughan became a force unto himself, playing with even greater authority than on his Texas Flood debut and touching off a mid-'80s blues revival that recalled the mid-'60s blues boom.