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

Stevie Ray Vaughan
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).

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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

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)

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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.

Stevie Ray Vaughan
Stevie Ray Vaughan

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