Grade: Audience, high gen.
Comment: Note that "Life Without You" doesn't have lyrics yet. Charley
Wirz, founder of Charley's Guitars and for whom the song was dedicated, died
February 3, 1985 of a heart attack, just seven weeks before this show. This may
be one of the first public performances of the song.
See Disc 15A for more complete show.
- The Sky Is Crying
- Rude Mood
- Love Struck Baby
- Cold Shot (with horns)
- Life Without You
Grade: Pro-shot, medium gen. Possible upgrade on Disc
Thrill of a Lifetime
Grade: Pro-shot, high gen. See Disc 26A for much
Grade: Pro-shot, medium gen.
Grade: Audience (I need video from the field). High gen.
Comment: Season opener for Houston Astros baseball team. Stevie reportedly did
not get a good reception for his slide guitar rendition of the National Anthem.
Public Service Announcement for anti-litter campaign. "Don't Mess
Grade: Pro-shot. Poor high gen and incomplete. See
upgraded copy on Disc 34B.
Comment: "On January 1, 1986, the first television public service announcement aired featuring the rock-blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. Twelve months later, litter had decreased statewide by an astonishing 29%.
.... When Stevie Ray uttered those magical four words, he tapped into something deep in the heart of every Texan: state pride."
After 12 years, the state's litter is said to have decreased 72%!
- few bars of "The Eyes of Texas"