GSTV Episode Twelve
Blues Rock legend Johnny Winter speaks with GSTV about his exciting new blues legends CD, his recent tour of Japan, his early gigs with Muddy Waters and BB King, slide guitar and much more. Best known for his late 1960s and 1970s high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances, Winter also produced three Grammy-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
Then, we speak with the “Guitar Purveyor to the Stars” Richie Freedman of We Buy Guitars in Long Island, NY, who shows us some celebrity instruments, including a beautiful triple pickup Les Paul Custom designed for Ace Freeley of Kiss.
Finally we interview Artist Showcase winners WD-HAN via Skype and check out their exciting high-energy rock/punk/pop sounds. ALL this and more in this GSTV Episode 12
“WD-HAN” sent us their audition video via our “Artist Showcase” partner, Reverb Nation.
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SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO: JOHNNY WINTER LIVE AT WOODSTOCK:
Check out this amazing LIVE performance of “Mean Town Blues” by Johnny Winter and his band in 1969 at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival, especially Johnny’s red-hot slide solo played on a Fender XII solid-body twelve string!