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Johnny Winter Dies

  • Johnny Winter Dies
    July 17, 2014

    Legendary American blues guitarist, Johnny Winter, passed away 16 July, in a Zurich hotel room.

    Born in Texas in 1944, the guitarist formed a band with his brother, Edgar Winter, in their teens. By 1960, he had recorded his first singles as Johnny and the Jammers. Discovering the blues, Johnny played and recorded with Texas R&B outfits through the 1960s steadily building his reputation as a guitarist.

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on July 17, 2014 - 9:45pm

Legendary American blues guitarist, Johnny Winter, passed away 16 July, in a Zurich hotel room.

Born in Texas in 1944, the guitarist formed a band with his brother, Edgar Winter, in their teens. By 1960, he had recorded his first singles as Johnny and the Jammers. Discovering the blues, Johnny played and recorded with Texas R&B outfits through the 1960s steadily building his reputation as a guitarist.