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Video: Woman Plays Stevie Ray Vaughan's Version of "Little Wing" on the Gayageum, a Traditional Korean Instrument

Check out this video of a young woman — Luna Lee — performing Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" on the gayageum, a traditional Korean zither-like instrument.

The gayageum has 12 strings, although some variants have been made with 21 strings. It is probably the best-known traditional Korean musical instrument. (Thank you, Wikipedia!).

You might remember Luna Lee from two videos we shared earlier this year. If not, check out her versions of Vaughan's "Scuttle Buttin'" and Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)."

Chances are Luna's a big-time Vaughan fan, since both of these songs appear on his 1984 album, Couldn't Stand the Weather.

For more gayageum videos by Luna, head here. She also covers Hendrix's "Bold As Love" and a few tracks by acoustic guitar guru Tommy Emmanuel.

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.