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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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PureSalem Guitars Introduces the “Tom Cat”

Retro-inspired Tom Cat Model combines simplicity with quirky styling

 

The new retro-inspired PureSalem “Tom Cat” is a new model from the Miami-based guitar maker that employs a simplistic design utilizing classic guitar elements like wood, wire and strings.

 

Named for the Muddy Waters song of the same name, the PureSalem Tom Cat combines quality components and construction with unique styling.

 

Recently Christian Bland of the the Black Angels played a PureSalem Tom… Read More

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Mad Dog Blog: Stephen Stills’ New BandThe Rides

Steven Stills has a new project and GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger is feeling it

 

Thank goodness for Stephen Stills ! At 68 years young, my favorite individual from the timeless CSN (and Y) has formed “the blues band of his dreams” in The Rides.

 

A musician of Stills’ standing would always have the pick of the litter against any musical playground wall and on forthcoming album, Can’t Get Enough, Stills has recruited former Electric Flag keys-man Barry Goldberg and relative whipper-snapper,… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 12: Johnny Winter/WD-HAN

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… Read More

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Chicago Players: Muddy Waters – “Got My Mojo Workin’”

What can be said about this man that hasn’t already been written? Grammy winner and Rock Hall of Fame Inductee Muddy Waters (aka McKinley Morganfield) came to Chicago in 1943 from Clarksdale, Mississippi, and was one of the driving forces that shaped the revolutionary musical genre known as the Blues. Waters himself matter-of-factly summed up his importance by stating “I think I’m responsible for Chicago Blues. I think I’m the man that set Chicago up for the real blues.”

Waters transitioned from acoustic to electric guitars and pioneered… Read More

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