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    Stevie Ray Vaughan Handwritten Lyrics for an Unpublished and Unrecorded Song "Mustang to Dallas." An 8.5" x 11" lined yellow sheet from a legal pad with Stevie Ray's handwritten lyrics to a song he composed in 1983. It is titled, signed, and dated at the top: "Mustang To Dallas © 1983 S R Vaughan". The lyrics tell the story of arriving in Dallas, playing in a band, and getting a recording contract. When the record company guy hands him the keys to a new Cadillac, he turns them down saying: "I think my Mustang's Doin' Fine!" The complete lyric transcription is on our website. Interestingly, he adds notes to the side about the performance: "'D' - Rumble/'Move in' Blues/Texas/Style" and, beneath the line for the solo, he writes: "Albert & Freddy Sh*t" (a reference to two of his blues guitar heroes, Albert King and Freddie King). The lyrics are matted with two color photos and framed to an overall 32" x 22". No need to mention how rare and desirable this is. Sheet is slightly crumpled; otherwise Excellent condition.

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    Lyric Transcript

     

    "Moving Down to Dallas

    Just got in to towne

    And Had a Look around (when) Some Guy from a record co.

    Grabed me and said

    I had it Down

    Who Cares about the mescel

    Who Cares what the worm in the

    Bottle Say!- - - -

    Buddy, As Long as I got my Mustang!

    and my beat-up axe to Play!

     

    "(((((( Solo )))))

    {Albert & Freddy Shit}

     

    "Dallas ain't all bad

    Every corner There's a Stage!

    So I sat in with a House Band

    and soon we was all the Rage

     

    "Later on that guy from the record company

    Handed me the Keys to a brand new Caddy

    I turned around to that man and said thanks the

    Record Deal Came Just in time!

    But here's the keys to the Caddy I think my

    Mustang's Doin Fine!"





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    December, 2013
    12th Thursday
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