Here's a selection of videos. Of course there are many more out there on YouTube, but these are some of the best.

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VH1 Legends

This one-hour documentary premiered in 1999, on the anniversary of the birthday of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

From his childhood in Texas to his first scenic days in Austin, his rise to stardom and his tragic death in 1990.

Childhood home of Stevie
Rare images of Stevie playing the Montreux Jazz Festival
Behind the scenes of one of his tours
Photos from childhood
The last night of his life
Interviews with Stevie, drummer Chris Layton, bass player Tommy Shannon and friend/songwriter Doyle Bramhall.

MTV Unplugged

This is the best quality version of the MTV Unplugged session that Stevie did. The programme was shared with Joe Satriani.

Three complete songs were broadcast: Rude Mood, Pride and Joy and Testify. There was also an aborted version of "Life Without You" broadcast.

It is not known whether any other songs were recorded at this session.

  1. 1978 - Triple Threat Revue with Lou Ann Barton - Some early footage of Stevie Ray Vaughan in Triple Thread Revue with Lou Ann Barton.
  2. 1983-12-06 - In Session with Albert King - Recorded live for television on 6th December 1983, at CHCH-TV studios in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, when Vaughan was 29 and King was 60.
  3. 1984-08-25 - Rockpalast Show, Germany - Concert at the Loreley Freilichtbühne which was was filmed for a German television show, Rockpalast.
  4. 1985-01-24 - Shiba Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo - Part of a 5-day tour of Japan to support their recently released album, Couldn't Stand the Weather.
  1. 1985-07-15 - Live at Montreux 1985 - Stevie returned to Montreux in 1985, after his 1982 debut. This time he was an established star and didn't get booed! Enjoy the full concert.
  2. 1985-09-21 - Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ - Recorded on the Soul to Soul tour, whilst Stevie was at the height of substance and alcohol abuse.
  3. 1985 & 1988 - Live in Finland - Various clips from TV shows in Finland from 1985 & 1988, showing both live recordings and interviews.
  4. 1986-08-26 - Orpheum Theater, Memphis, TN - Also recorded on the Soul to Soul tour, a couple of months before Stevie booked himself into rehab.
  1. 1988-07-03 - Pistoia Blues Festival, Italy - Top quality pro-shot recording, recorded live at the Pistoia Blues Festival, in Italy.
  2. 1989-01-21 - President's Inaugural Ball, Washington DC - 1989 concert celebrating the inauguration of George H.W. Bush, from the DVD, A Celebration of Blues and Soul. Also features Jimmy Vaughan.
  3. 1989-09-03 - Miller Lite Party, Dallas, TX - In the late Eighties, Miller Lite beer, in an attempt to boost sales, planned a huge event, which included two huge stadium shows headlined by the Who with support from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.
  4. 1990-01-30 - Unplugged (National Video Center, NYC) - MTV Unplugged session, recorded at the National Video Center, New York City. on 30th January 1990. It was broadcast at the same time as the Joe Satriani session.

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