Chicago, Ill (August 31, 2012)

“Born on February 23, 1944 in Beaumont, Texas, Johnny Winter was a natural-born musician. He took up the guitar as a child and started his first band in his mid-teens. In 1969, Winter released several albums, including The Progressive Blues Experiment and Johnny Winter. These recordings along with his impressive stage act made him one of the era’s most popular performers. He also worked with Muddy Waters in the late 1970s on a variety of recordings. Winter remained active in the blues music world until his death on July 16, 2014″ Johnny Winter full biography  by  (

August 2012 Johnny Winter Interview

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