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Johnny Winter

    Johnny Winter was a famous blues and rock singer and guitarist.

    Summary quotation from Wikipedia: John Dawson “Johnny” Winter III (born February 23, 1944) is an American blues guitarist, singer, and producer. Best known for his late 1960s and 1970s high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues legend Muddy Waters. Since his time with Waters, Johnny Winter has recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums and continues to tour extensively. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 74th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” [NOTE: in the 2011 list he is now ranked number 65]. —from Wikipedia (the Wikipedia:Text of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License applies to Wikipedia’s block of text, along with any alterations, transformations, and/or building upon Wikipedia’s original text that BluesinPublic applied to this block of text)

    Stage name: Johnny Winter

    Birth name: John Dawson “Johnny” Winter III

    Birthday: February 23, 1944, in Beaumont, Texas, United States

    Instruments: guitar, vocals

    Johnny Winter was number 74 in the Rolling Stone list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.


Johnny Winter interview with Dave Toole for Dr. Barry’s Travelling Blues Show

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