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Stevie Ray Vaughan

1954 - 1990

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Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, best known as the guitarist and frontman of the blues rock trio Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Although his mainstream career spanned only seven years, he is regarded as one of the most influential musicians in the history of blues music, and one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Born and raised in Dallas, Vaughan began playing guitar at age seven, initially inspired by his elder brother, Jimmie Vaughan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stevie Ray Vaughan has received more than 10,537,143 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Stevie Ray Vaughan is the 304th most popular musician (down from 299th in 2019), the 1,775th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,628th in 2019) and the 89th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Stevie Ray Vaughan ranks 304 out of 2,662Before him are Glenn Frey, Chico Buarque, Moby, Avril Lavigne, Khaled, and Johnny Ramone. After him are Léo Ferré, Rick Astley, Lalo Schifrin, Mischa Maisky, Matteo Carcassi, and Fred Durst.

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Among people born in 1954, Stevie Ray Vaughan ranks 61Before him are Kathleen Turner, Johnny Logan, Ross Brawn, Michael Dudikoff, Eric Gerets, and Bernard Hinault. After him are Mordechai Vanunu, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Ilan Ramon, Lee Child, Chris Evert, and Kailash Satyarthi. Among people deceased in 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan ranks 52Before him are Art Blakey, Ugo Tognazzi, Alexander Pechersky, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Reinaldo Arenas, and Yiannis Ritsos. After him are Philippe Soupault, Sammy Davis Jr., John Stewart Bell, Viktor Tsoi, Volodymyr Shcherbytsky, and Hussein Onn.

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Among people born in United States, Stevie Ray Vaughan ranks 1,775 out of 18,182Before him are Edward T. Hall (1914), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Kim Peek (1951), Axl Rose (1962), Steven Chu (1948), and Johnny Ramone (1948). After him are Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), Martin Gardner (1914), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), George Chakiris (1934), and Matthew Broderick (1962).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Stevie Ray Vaughan ranks 89Before him are Charles Mingus (1922), Joe Jackson (1928), Count Basie (1904), Glenn Frey (1948), Moby (1965), and Johnny Ramone (1948). After him are Fred Durst (1970), Isaac Hayes (1942), Paul Desmond (1924), Woody Guthrie (1912), Steve Vai (1960), and Albert King (1923).