Johnny Winter, R.I.P.

One of the best blues rock guitarists ever, Johnny Winter, has died at the age of 70. As a young man, Winter was a vision: a tall, whip thin Albino, wearing black clothes and quite often a cowboy hat as a nod to his Texas roots. He was a sight to see and an amazing player. He died as he lived, on the road. He will be missed.

Here's a 1974 teevee appearance with Johnny rocking the joint in a top hat:


2 thoughts on “Johnny Winter, R.I.P.

  1. scout says:

    I wore out my Johnny Winters Live And album many years ago. Loved that thing


  2. Gator90 says:

    I have a CD of Winter live with Muddy Waters and James Cotton. Awesome stuff. RIP.


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