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Initial post: 17 Jul 2014 12:38:29 BDT
Lez Lee says:
Johnny Winter died this morning, age 70.

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Jul 2014 13:14:09 BDT
Gordon D says:
Very sad. A great guitarist who struggled enormously with substance abuse. He has to be praised for sticking to his blues principles and not going mainstream, even though his life would probably have been much easier if he had.

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 13:24:42 BDT
Last edited by the author on 17 Jul 2014 13:33:05 BDT
Johnny Bee says:
Sad news indeed, if not unexpected.

Saw him live a couple of years ago and he was very frail then.

However, he certainly lived a life and was a great blues guitarist.

Raisin' Cain: The Wild and Raucous Story of Johnny Winter

RIP Mr Winter

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 13:28:32 BDT
Last edited by the author on 17 Jul 2014 14:18:43 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Saw him last year, a very pale and frail figure, looking old beyond his years, a consequence of prodigious drug abuse throiughout most of his adult life, and unable to stand or play his trademark Gibson Firebird for more than a couple of numbers. His passing is sad but not unexpected. Bye Bye Johnny;

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 13:45:53 BDT
Grimmy says:
I guess he has....

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 21:10:53 BDT
There,would be a big hole in my record collection without him,a true blues Legend.

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 21:33:02 BDT
FDJ says:
A true blues legend, a sad day but after seeing him recently not unexpected. RIP Johnny
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