He may not have earned himself an award nomination from the Blues Foundation like fellow Dallas native Steve Miller for his work this year, but, hey, the Dallas-born Jimmie Vaughan had other things fall his way in 2010 -- like, say, a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Blues Album for his Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites disc, which was released this past summer.
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So, yeah, things have been good of late for Vaughan -- and he knows it. Back in July, the 59-year-old told us that "when you get older, you start appreciating things."
Well, surely then, Vaughan appreciated his turn last night on Conan, where he and some friends played "Just A Little Bit" from that most recent album release. And, yeah, he sure appeared to be having a good time during the performance -- something you can see after the jump, where we've got the footage from last night's enjoyable gig.
A warning, though: It contains something that you die-hards who rag on Austin for claiming Dallas products might not appreciate; host Conan O'Brien introduces Vaughan by saying that his hometown in in Austin. Which, fine, maybe it is these days. But, still, right?