Stevie Ray Vaughan was a legendary blues guitarist who died tragically in a helicopter crash on August 27, 1990. He was only 35 years old at the time of his death. Vaughan had a profound impact on the music industry, influencing countless musicians with his unique style and virtuosic playing. He was known for his powerful and emotive guitar solos, which were often compared to those of Jimi Hendrix.

Vaughan began his music career in the late 1970s, playing in various bands in Austin, Texas. He gained national attention with the release of his debut album, "Texas Flood," in 1983. The album was a critical and commercial success, and helped to establish Vaughan as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation. Vaughan continued to release successful albums throughout the 1980s, including "Soul to Soul" and "In Step."

Despite his success, Vaughan struggled with drug and alcohol addiction throughout his career. He entered rehab in 1986 and remained sober for the rest of his life. Tragically, his life was cut short when he died in a helicopter crash while on tour in Wisconsin. Vaughan's death was a devastating loss for the music industry, and his influence continues to be felt today