Wikipedia : This day (August 27, 1990), in East Troy, Wisconsin, died Stevie Ray Vaughan, an American guitarist, singer-songwriter.
Stevie Ray Vaughan : Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Buddy Guy, and Albert Collins and rock & roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as jazz guitarists like Kenny Burrell and Wes Montgomery, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Fan Club : Spring 1983: Renowned producer John Hammond hears a tape of the band’s 1982 Montreux performance, and is instrumental in getting the band a record deal with Epic Records. Hammond is credited with “discovering” Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, among others.
@last.fm : The three remaining members started performing under the name Double Trouble, inspired by an Otis Rush song of the same name. Vaughan became the band’s lead singer. Tommy Shannon, the bass player on Johnny Winter’s early albums, replaced Newhouse in 1981.