On this Day in 1990 Stevie Ray Vaughan and members of Eric Clapton's entourage died in a helicopter crash in East Troy, Wisconsin.

In the months that followed his death, Vaughan sold over 5.5 million albums in the United States and cemented his legacy as one of the greatest to ever play the instrument.

Check out SRV plaing the Tornado Jam in Lubbock back in 1980: