Video Finds: Stevie Ray Vaughan Delivers on Acoustic, Plus Joe Satriani!

Here's a doozy. Ten minutes of Stevie Ray Vaughan dishing out some stupendous blues magic on a 12-string Guild as part of an MTV Unplugged episode from 1990.

Vaughan doesn't waste any time getting busy and starts out with "Rude Mood" followed by a rousing acoustic version of "Pride and Joy."

He has to catch a flight, so he closes out the short set with "Testify" and then books it off the stage.

As soon as he leaves the frame, a young Joe Satriani steps up at the 10:00 mark and performs a mellow acoustic piece with vocals! Trust us, it's worth it just to check that out.

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Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.