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GSTV Legend: Johnny Winter: “A Life in the Blues”

Check out this great Wall Street Journal article on Johnny!

Also: Check GSTV’s footage of Johnny & Edgar Winter jamming LIVE with Rick Derringer and Kim Simmons (ex-Savoy Brown) on the Stones’ classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”


Johnny Winter: A Life in the Blues

 

 

Still touring at 70, the guitarist opens up

 

By

Marc Myers

 

Wall Street Journal Feb. 20, 2014 9:50 p.m. ET

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Chicago Players: Mike Bloomfield with The Electric Flag – Rare 1960′s Live Performance of “Wine”

Bloomfield was an immensely talented white, Jewish blues guitarist who died in 1981. A teenage prodigy, Bloomfield discovered the allure of Chicago-style electric blues at a young age, and before long was visiting blues clubs on the South Side. In short order, he was sitting in with legends such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. According to his bio “Bloomfield was quickly accepted on the South Side, as much for his ability as for the audiences’ appreciation of the novelty of seeing a young white… Read More

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