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August 8, 1995 | STEVE APPLEFORD
More proof the blues are far from extinct: Sunday's "Blues Music Festival '95" at the Greek Theatre, where generations of players gathered for a five-hour concert headlined by guitarists B.B. King and Jimmie Vaughan. The show also featured Etta James (who was reviewed here recently), J. Geils Band alumni Magic Dick and Jay Geils, and Elvin Bishop.
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November 16, 2011
Doyle Bramhall Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported. The cause was not given. Bramhall wrote or co-wrote numerous songs recorded by Vaughan, including "The House Is Rockin'," "Life by the Drop," "Scratch-N-Sniff" and "Tight Rope. " In Texas he was a draw on his own, a bandleader with a gritty and soulful blues voice that greatly influenced the way Vaughan sang.
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August 7, 1998 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jimmie Vaughan has been playing guitar every day since he was 12 growing up in Dallas. He eventually made a name for himself during his long stint as lead guitarist for the blues and roots-rock band the Fabulous Thunderbirds. But if you think 35 years with his instrument--or mounds of praise from fans and critics--have made him a cocky guitar hero, forget it. "I'm still trying to find my way," Vaughan, 47, said last week by phone from the resort town of Sandpoint, Idaho. "I want to keep . . .
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December 22, 2010
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August 24, 1990 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whoever the mechanic was who did the overhaul on the Fabulous Thunderbirds, you and I ought to get his number. The Austin, Tex., band lost one of the most efficient drive-shafts in roots-rock when founding guitarist Jimmie Vaughan quit in June to pursue other musical options, including an upcoming duo album with his younger brother, Stevie Ray. A valuable part, that Vaughan, but as it turns out, not an irreplaceable one.
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July 27, 1994 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For all the talk one hears about music being the universal language, folks rarely get around to mentioning what's actually being said with it. In the interest of science, let's take an average rock guitar solo--it scarcely matters which, just as long as it's one with zillions of screechy notes and dive-bomb effects--and let's run it through the universal-translator device to see what really is being communicated: * "Hey, look at me! Me, me, me! Whooee, am I terrific or what?
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August 31, 1990 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
All five of the albums that the late Stevie Ray Vaughan made with his band Double Trouble are available in compact disc, but the CD package that will probably be in most demand among fans of the blues-rock guitarist in the coming months won't be in stores until Sept. 25. That's when Epic Records releases "Family Style," the long-awaited project featuring Vaughan and his older brother Jimmie Vaughan, who was the guitarist with the Fabulous Thunderbirds until he left that band in June.
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July 10, 1986 | STEVE POND
He's a hotshot guitarist, he doesn't have to shave yet, he's got great cheekbones and his last name is Sexton. But it wasn't Little Charlie playing the Whisky on Tuesday--it was Littler Will, the younger of the Sexton brothers and another Texas prodigy. Will Sexton made his local debut under far more modest circumstances than his ballyhooed big brother did back in May.
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December 22, 2010
The Early Show Oprah Winfrey; Jason Segel and Jack Black; chef Michael Symon. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Voices of Destiny perform; Molly O'Neill; Jason Segel; Aaron Neville; Jason Denton. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Kris Jenner. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Live With Regis and Kelly A look back at festive moments from the show over the years includes a performance by 'N Sync. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Amanda Peet; El DeBarge. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Wayne Brady.
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August 7, 1998 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jimmie Vaughan has been playing guitar every day since he was 12 growing up in Dallas. He eventually made a name for himself during his long stint as lead guitarist for the blues and roots-rock band the Fabulous Thunderbirds. But if you think 35 years with his instrument--or mounds of praise from fans and critics--have made him a cocky guitar hero, forget it. "I'm still trying to find my way," Vaughan, 47, said last week by phone from the resort town of Sandpoint, Idaho. "I want to keep . . .
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August 6, 1998 | BILL LOCEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Barbara rocks--not as much as it used to, but still more than most other places. In addition to the usual stuff at the usual venues, this weekend promises to rock even more because Fiesta, the annual wingding, will go full blast until Sunday. Besides the traffic hell and hordes of minors packing lower State Street, there will be bands everywhere each day.
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August 8, 1995 | STEVE APPLEFORD
More proof the blues are far from extinct: Sunday's "Blues Music Festival '95" at the Greek Theatre, where generations of players gathered for a five-hour concert headlined by guitarists B.B. King and Jimmie Vaughan. The show also featured Etta James (who was reviewed here recently), J. Geils Band alumni Magic Dick and Jay Geils, and Elvin Bishop.
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July 30, 1994 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The four years since his last tour have been trying ones for Jimmie Vaughan. In 1990 the guitarist made the chancy move of leaving the Fabulous Thunderbirds, after 15 years of hard touring through which the Texas blues-roots band finally had achieved a comfortable level of success. Vaughan's monstrously motivating rhythm playing and incisive leads had defined the group's sound. He left the group behind to record the "Family Style" album with his brother Stevie Ray Vaughan.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 27, 1994 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For all the talk one hears about music being the universal language, folks rarely get around to mentioning what's actually being said with it. In the interest of science, let's take an average rock guitar solo--it scarcely matters which, just as long as it's one with zillions of screechy notes and dive-bomb effects--and let's run it through the universal-translator device to see what really is being communicated: * "Hey, look at me! Me, me, me! Whooee, am I terrific or what?
ENTERTAINMENT
July 30, 1994 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The four years since his last tour have been trying ones for Jimmie Vaughan. In 1990 the guitarist made the chancy move of leaving the Fabulous Thunderbirds, after 15 years of hard touring through which the Texas blues-roots band finally had achieved a comfortable level of success. Vaughan's monstrously motivating rhythm playing and incisive leads had defined the group's sound. He left the group behind to record the "Family Style" album with his brother Stevie Ray Vaughan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 2011
Doyle Bramhall Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported. The cause was not given. Bramhall wrote or co-wrote numerous songs recorded by Vaughan, including "The House Is Rockin'," "Life by the Drop," "Scratch-N-Sniff" and "Tight Rope. " In Texas he was a draw on his own, a bandleader with a gritty and soulful blues voice that greatly influenced the way Vaughan sang.
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January 31, 1991 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jimmie Vaughan paused in the middle of a sentence and stared blankly past the cigarette in his right hand, his mind obviously elsewhere. His attention returned after a few seconds, but his eyes were a bit glassy and his thoughts had shifted from the specific anecdote he had been telling to his general perception of life. "I just don't feel very much in control of the world anymore, like I used to," said the 39-year-old former guitarist of the Texas blues-rock band the Fabulous Thunderbirds.
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August 31, 1990 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
All five of the albums that the late Stevie Ray Vaughan made with his band Double Trouble are available in compact disc, but the CD package that will probably be in most demand among fans of the blues-rock guitarist in the coming months won't be in stores until Sept. 25. That's when Epic Records releases "Family Style," the long-awaited project featuring Vaughan and his older brother Jimmie Vaughan, who was the guitarist with the Fabulous Thunderbirds until he left that band in June.
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