Stevie Ray Vaughan & More Set for PBS ‘A Celebration Of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert’ – Video Preview
This March, PBS viewers will be treated to the world television premiere of a never-before-seen historic concert featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan and some of the biggest names in blues and rock history performing their greatest hits. Recorded during a live Presidential Inaugural concert event in 1989, the video and audiotapes of this concert were presumed lost for nearly 20 years.
A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL: THE 1989 INAUGURAL CONCERT is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning March 1, 2014. (check local listings)
A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL features nearly 20 minutes of dazzling Stevie Ray Vaughan performances including “Superstition,” “Love Struck Baby” with guest artist Jimmie Vaughan, and “Frosty,” with guest artists Jimmie Vaughan and Blues Hall of Fame legend Albert Collins.
Also featured are Dr. John’s performance of “Right Place, Wrong Time,” Bo Diddley’s performance of “Hey! Bo Diddley,” with Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones, “Hoochie Coochie Man,” performed by Willie Dixon with Albert Collins, fellow Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Joe Louis Walker and Delbert McClinton, and McClinton’s own performance of “Just A Little Bit,” with both Albert Collins and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Steve Cropper. Finally, A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL features a very special tribute to the legendary artists who recorded for Memphis’ Stax Records.
Read more details at BroadwayWorld.com.