Jimmie Vaughan Biography


Jimmie Vaughan

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Birth Name: Jimmie Vaughan
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   66 Years
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Grammy Awards winner for Contemporary Blues Recording, Jimmie Vaughan is a blues rock guitarist and singer from United States. He is also well known in the world for being the older brother of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. Born as Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan in Dallas, Texas, United States of American to Jimmie Lee Vaughan and Martha Jean Cook, Jimmie was raised in Dallas, Texas. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Jimmie has been keeping his personal profile secret. There is no any information related to his love affairs and married life. It seems like he is still living the single life and he has not been married yet.

Jimmie became fascinated towards music since he was child. During the late 1960s, he began playing music with several music artists like Paul Ray and WC Clark. They later formed The Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1969. In 1974, he formed the band The Fabulous Thunderbirds and finally released their debut album, Girls Go Wild in 1979. Their second album, What's the Word was released in May 1980. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is said to be around $1.5 million.

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Born in Dallas, Texas, United States

1951 20th of March

Born as Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan in Dallas, Texas, United States of American to Jimmie Lee Vaughan and Martha Jean Cook, Jimmie was raised in Dallas, Texas. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is a tall guy. 

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Became active in music

1964

Jimmie became fascinated towards music since he was child. During the late 1960s, he began playing music with several music artists like Paul Ray and WC Clark. He began playing music with his brother Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Formed the band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds

1974

He formed The Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1969. However, this rock band broke up within short period of time. In 1974, he formed the band The Fabulous Thunderbirds with his fellow mates Kim Wilson, Keith Ferguson, Mike Buck and Fran Christina.

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Released his debut album, Girls Go Wild

1979

After forming the band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1974 they went of working on their debut album and they finally released their debut album, Girls Go Wild in 1979. Their second album, What's the Word was released in May 1980. 

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Won Grammy Awards

1990

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also been honored with this award several times. He was honored with this award for the first time in 1990 for Contemporary Blues Recording.

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Released his debut solo album, Strange Pleasure

1994

In 1989, he left the band The Fabulous Thunderbirds and then he went on working in the family album, Family Style with his brother Stevie Ray Vaughan. He also began recording his debut solo album in the early 1990s and he finally released it in 1994 under the title, Strange Pleasure. 

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Appeared in the movie, Blues Brothers 2000

1998

Besides being well known in the world as the blues rock guitarist and singer, he is also an actor and he has appeared in several movies till now. In 1998, he appeared in the movie, Blues Brothers 2000. He also appeared in the movie, Great Balls of Fire!.

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