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Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Live Performance in Washington, D.C. in 1983

Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughan's live performance in Washington, D.C. on December 27th, 1983. Featuring the setlist from that night, a video of the performance and a tribute to the late musician.
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This one’s a good one from YouTube and it’s a little more contemporary, but given the artist in the video, I find this significant and musically historical.

Stevie Ray Vaughan himself, was live in the nation’s capital on December 27th, 1983. The venue was a place called the Wax Museum at 4th and E St. NW. Side note … he made his D.C. debut at the legendary Bayou on K St. in Georgetown. I’ll find some good posts on that place since it witnessed some pretty big acts (before they were big).

Were you at this show … or know someone that was? Add a comment below and tell us about it.

Here’s the setlist from that night:

Set 1
Testify – (The Isley Brothers cover)
Shake ‘N’ Bake
Voodoo Child (Slight Return) – (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover)
Mary Had a Little Lamb – (Buddy Guy cover)
Texas Flood
Boot Hill
Love Struck Baby
Tin Pan Alley
Rude Mood
Hide Away – (Freddie King cover)
Pride And Joy

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Set 2
Hardcore Electric Texas Blues
Shake ‘N’ Bake
Voodoo Child (Slight Return) – (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover)
The Things (That) I Used to Do – (Guitar Slim cover)
Boot Hill Play Video
Mary Had a Little Lamb Play Video – (Buddy Guy cover)
Tell Me – (Howlin’ Wolf cover)
Tin Pan Alley
Little Wing / Third Stone From the Sun Play Video – (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover)

How Long? – (with Bob Margolin)
Honey Bee – (with Bob Margolin)
Close To You – (with Bob Margolin)
Instrumental – (with Bob Margolin)

Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) … we lost you too soon.

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