Stevie Ray Vaughan. Saw him with Double Trouble, July 11, 1981 at South Texas Tornado Jam, Manor Downs, Austin, with the Joe Ely Band, Delbert McClinton, and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS AL KOOPER
Bob Dylan: The Lost Years, September 2013 Rolling Stone. Article to revisit the Self-Portrait era. "I thought it was strange, strange, strange," says Al Kooper of Self Portrait, which consists mainly of cover songs. "Why is the Shakespeare of songwriting doing other people's songs? And why is he doing all these old folk songs? What's going on?"