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Remembering Stevie

It was 23 years ago today that we lost the great Stevie Ray Vaughan, when his helicopter went down in a crash after a show at Alpine Valley. And I'm still angry!

He was such an amazing talent and had just gotten his life together after battling demons including alcoholism, and he had so much more to give.  I didn't go to the show at Alpine, figuring I'd catch him on the next time through.  I really don't understand why I didn't go to the show--with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy and Robert Cray on the bill it was guaranteed to be a winner.

I wonder if the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will wait until he's been gone 25 years to induct him. Seriously, the Beastie Boys  are in the Rock Hall, but Stevie Ray Vaughan isn't?  What the heck?



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