1990 – Stevie Ray Vaughan Dies

Reader┬áContribution–On this date legendary rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan died when the helicopter in which he was riding, slammed into a ski slope near East Troy, Wisconsin. Vaughan was leaving a concert at Alpine Valley, Wisconsin where he was performing with his brother Jimmie, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, and Robert Cray. Stevie Ray Vaughan is buried in Laurel Land Cemetery, in Dallas, Texas. [Source: by Jerome Pohlen, p.106]