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Jimmie Vaughan reached back for ’50s-style cool on Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites

Jimmie Vaughan reached back for ’50s-style cool on Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites

Jimmie Vaughan’s ‘Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites,’ released five years ago this summer, shined a needed spotlight on some largely unheard covers.

Jimmie Vaughan suffers heart attack before Mumbai show, will be off the road for a month

Jimmie Vaughan suffers heart attack before Mumbai show, will be off the road for a month

Jimmie Vaughan, co-founding guitarist of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, has suffered a heart attack and will be off the road for as long as a month.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Blues and R&B

2011 brought its share of comebacks (Gregg Allman, the Meters’ Zigaboo Modeliste, the Time) Stax-related joys (both Booker T. Jones and Steve Cropper issued solo sides) and out-of-nowhere delights (Big Head Todd does the blues?).

Half Notes: Jimmie Vaughan – Jimmie Vaughan Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites (2011)

Vaughan dishes a second helping of obscure blues covers with Jimmie Vaughan Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites. Fast on the heels of the well-received Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites from last year, everything great about that record is present on this one: Vaughan’s cropped, cool guitar picking, his smooth, drawling croon, the old school mono live-in-the-studio recording and someRead More

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Trombone Shorty’s sudden emergence on the national music scene from the streets of Treme is one of the big music stories of 2010. by S. Victor Aaron Sometimes when listening to music, neither jazz nor mainstream is right for the moment. Blues or something folky or rootsy is usually called upon to fill in that gap. And there’s been aRead More

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