Texas blues guitar legend recovers from heart attack

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by MARK MURRAY / KVUE News

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Posted on January 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

AUSTIN -- Texas blues guitar legend Jimmie Vaughan is recovering after a suffering a heart attack on January 23rd while in California. 

Vaughan, 61, had an acute Myocardial Infarction.  

Following a coronary angioplasty and a stent placement, Vaughan was released from Pamona Hospital Medical Center in Southern California on January 25th.   

According to Vaughan's management, the guitarist is feeling fine but will stay off the road for a month to rest at his Central Texas home. 

In addition to being a solo artist, Jimmie Vaughan was an original member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds and is the brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan. 

Jimmie said that “I feel really good and I can’t wait to get back to work with my band.”

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