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Johnny Winter’s self-titled LP is one of a handful of albums released in the late ’60s that forged the alliance between blues and hard rock. In the process, the singer and guitarist displays boundless range: power-trio romps in East Texas swamp, acoustic moments haunted by Delta ghosts and ballads crying with Memphis horns. Winter’s fretwork unifies all the wonderful variety. From beginning to end, but especially while slaying B.B. King’s “Be Careful With a Fool”, the imposing talent lets it rip with gale-force intensity.


Born: 23 February 1944 in Beaumont, TX

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

When Johnny Winter emerged on the national scene in 1969, the hope, particularly in the record business, was that he would become a superstar on the scale of Jimi Hendrix, another blues-based rock guitarist and singer who preceded him by a few years. That never quite happened, but Winter did survive the high expectations of his early admirers to become a mature, respected blues musician with a strong sense of tradition. He was born John Dawson Winter III on February 23, 1944, in Beaumont, Texas,...
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