The white blues guitarist has died, quite unexpectedly, on tour in Switzerland at the age of 70. No cause yet given. I admit I was never a big fan but after much '70s hype he settled into a steady career with solid base of fans. His cover of Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited" was always a highlight.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Johnny Winter, R.I.P.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: email@example.com. Twitter: @GregMitch