Stevie Ray Vaughan’s 1964 Fender Vibroverb, used on David Bowie’s Let’s Dance, is up for sale

Stevie Ray Vaughan's Vibroverb amp is up for sale at Rumble Seat Music
(Image credit: Rumble Seat Music)

Scores of guitarists have sought to nail the coveted “SRV tone” over the decades, and now there’s an opportunity to get one step closer.

Nashville vintage guitar outlet Rumble Seat Music has acquired the 1964 Fender Vibroverb guitar amp that Vaughan owned and played through for his seminal work on David Bowie’s smash 1983 album, Let’s Dance.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.