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    The Life of Stevie Ray Vaughan This paper is about how a small time boy from Oak Cliff, Texas with a dream, revolutionized the way blues guitar was played. By 17 he new what he wanted to do with his life, thus dropping out of school to become a blues guitarist. All throughout Stevie's career he was loved and adored for his gentle touch and majestic rhythmic guitar playing. Throughout his life he led three bands to hitting it big, released five albums with "Double Trouble". Most importantly

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    The Life of Stevie Ray Vaughn Stevie Ray Vaughan a legend, a master of his art, but most of all salutary to the blues revival in his day in age. At a time where blues was fading out, in the late eighties, like a candle dying out he was the one match that kept it lit, and almost brought blues to salvation. Great blues riffs and sick licks going strong, and he would keep them going all night long. Mostly self taught he was a true musician whose time ran short. Stevie Ray Vaughan was born in

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    Inspirational Guitar Hero

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    Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of the most influential electrical guitarists in music history. In his life time Vaughan was admired by already established and well regarded musicians, for his soulful energy and powerful style of guitar play. Eric Clapton stated in a 1996 interview that he was so taken back by Stevie Ray Vaughan talent that while he was driving his car he had to pull over and listen to him play. Further, stating that he was determined to meet him that very day and did. Unfortunately

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    Riley King

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    Riley King A.K.A. : B. B. King 	Life span: 1925-???? 	Style Synopsis: Style is the word that describes the way that B.B. He uses signature tremolo and "T-Bone Walker" influenced jazzy sounding blues riffs. Also, in words of B.B., "I don't do no chords". He can also tell when muted notes are more necessary than full notes. Biography 	For as long as anyone can remember, B.B. King has reigned as the "King Of Blues." With his Gibson guitar named Lucille, along with his unique

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    Making a Difference: A Lesson in Legacy I felt a rush of excitement after being called to the office to leave, as any high schooler would, but this time seemed different. I felt sick as I collected my things and started my way to the office. Walking in, I saw the secretary standing behind her desk with a distressed look on her face. It became clear that something was horribly wrong. As I approached her, she informed me that something had happened to my grandpa and that I would get picked up shortly

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    Death Of The Superstars

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    Death of the Superstars Have you ever wondered what it would be like to listen to some of the greatest music stars of our time. I'm talking about the stars that never made it to full prominence. The list of players is alarmingly high and sad. The potential of these performers never met. It would be something to see what the music of today would be like. I was reading a book awhile back. Don't laugh, I read sometimes. It was a book from I'm sorry to say, Stephen King. All right I'm not sorry. I

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    Stories of Poverty

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    I could write a story about how I was profiled when I arrived at the Oakland greyhound station. How when my boyfriend and I walked past the security guard he hesitated and then said, “You two are fine.” Later I would find out that the routine not only consists of checking luggage for harmful weapons and substances, but of frisking passengers, arms spanned, legs apart. Or instead I could write about how my bus going to Reno was delayed at the top of Donnar pass. How all thirty-five of us spent five

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    first is Stevie. He is 14 years old and a writer for The Washington post. When He was 12 he won a writing contest with Susan Carol Anderson (the other main character in my book) to go to the final four and write sports articles. From then they were sent to other major sporting events. This one being the world series. Stevie is very outgoing but he is is jealous of his girl friend susan carol. “well,” stevie said “I may be good enough, but not as good as you.” This is saying that Stevie is good at

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    Bebe Buell-The Roxy

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    Figures also slammed their opening slot home with favorites like "She Talks in Stereo." Living in a Movie and the EP Language, featuring the percussive single "Guitar, Talk, Love & Drums." Myrick is one of the nations top unsung guitarists, replacing Stevie Ray Vaughn in Austin, Texas band Kracker jack back in the day.

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    Stevie Vaughan Journey

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    “It wasn’t just what you played, but how you played it.” -Hugh Gregory, Roadhouse Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Texas R&B, 2003 Stevie Ray Vaughan was a man known for the magic that he could entice with a few strums of his guitar. However, his musical journey did not original start on his signature instrument, the electric guitar, but instead on a plastic Sears toy that he had at the age of ten. Having self-taught himself how to play the blues by the time he reached high school, he soon learned

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