John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s, Winter also...Wikipedia
Age: 57 (age at death)
Born: 11th January, 1957, Beaumont, Texas
Died: 16th July, 2014, Zurich, Switzerland
Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
Claim to Fame: Blues guitarist
I`m not good enough to be playin` much acoustic guitar onstage. Man, you gotta get so right; I mean, the tones, the feel, the sound. Plus, acoustic blues guitar is just that much harder on the fingers.
When I started workin` with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin` the blues.
GENEVA (AP) -- Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
His representative, Carla Parisi, confirmed Thursday that Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich a day earlier. The statement said his wife, family and bandmates were all saddened by the loss of one of the world's finest guitarists.
He had been on an extensive tour this year that brought him to Europe. His last performance came Saturday at the Lovely... Read More
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