Little Wing: Stevie Ray Vaughn Covers Hendrix

Ohh my…

…isn’t this just a masterful bit of guitar work. I mean, Hendrix’s original was sweet enough but…whoa! Stevie Ray Vaughn absolutely masters this cover of Little Wing.

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  1. Gary says:

    Loved SRV and loved Jimi. It’s amazing the fat notes they coax from their stratocasters.

    • Patrick says:

      You know, I’ve never listened to either guitarist enough to become a fan. Hmmm… I should spend some more time with them. If this song is any indication, I’m missing out on some exquisite music.

  2. Gary says:

    The Blues is a perfect genre of music to listen to with a friend, on a summer’s evening, on your front porch while cracking a few beers and cooking some tender meat on a red hot barbie. This song is thrilling and just soars. I have a few of SRV’s songs on my ipod; check out his version of the Beatle’s Taxman and The Sky is Crying. Stevie died in a helicopter crash. His music shines on. Thanks for posting!

  3. Patrick says:

    The blues is also great for dancing on the grass with a couple hundred other people — not too far from the beer tent — for a whole weekend in Vancouver’s David Lam Park. This, of course, would be during the Vancouver International Jazz Festival’s last weekend ’round the end of every June. A yummy weekend for blues fans.

    But there’s blues, and then there’s this transcendant performance of a spectacularly beautiful song. :)

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