Updated Mar 20, 2013 - 7:27 pm
Lost 80s at 4: Jimmie Vaughan lent Jimi Hendrix his wah-wah pedal
With his recognizable guitar style, he formed The Fabulous Thunderbirds with vocalist Kim Wilson. Their biggest hit was the title track from 1986's "Tuff Enuff" album. Jimmie Vaughan left the band in 1989 and made an album with his younger brother, Stevie Ray Vaughan, called Family Style from The Vaughan Brothers.
Stevie Ray would die in a tragic helicopter crash days before its release.
Since 1997 Fender has produced a Jimmie Vaughan Tex-Mex Stratocaster guitar. Jimmie Vaughan turns 62 today.
Steve Douglas, Afternoon Host