Johnny Winter 1944-2014
Legendary Blues guitarist Johnny Winter has sadly passed away at the age of 70. The Texan musician was best-known for his high energy performances and his masterful guitar skills, Winter was considered to be one of the best guitarists in the world. He produced three Grammy Award-nominated albums for Muddy Waters and continued to perform up until his death. (MORE)>
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