Johnny Winter, 1944 – 2014

Johnny Winter, 1944 – 2014

Blues guitarist, singer, and producer Johnny Winter (John Dawson Winter III) died Wednesday while on tour in Europe.


“The Lion in Johnny Winter: A Tribute to the Guitar Icon,” David Marchese, Rolling Stone

“Texas guitar great Johnny Winter dies,” Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle

“Johnny Winter, Virtuosic Blues Guitarist, Dies at 70,” Ben Sisario, New York Times

“Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies At 70,” Bill Chappell, NPR

“Johnny Winter remembered: Blues guitarist struck a chord with rock fans,” Jim Farber, New York Daily News

(Johnny Winter, “Don’t Take Advantage of Me,” Montreux 1984. Tom Compton on drums, Jon Paris on bass.)

Johnny Winter official website



Top image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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