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Old July 18 2014, 06:18 AM   #1
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R.I.P. Johnny Winter

One of the greats has Passed

Man could he play.
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Old July 18 2014, 10:49 PM   #2
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Rest in peace.
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Old July 18 2014, 11:47 PM   #3
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Re: R.I.P. Johnny Winter

Obvious answer but I've always dug Frankenstein. Always sad to see another go.
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Old July 19 2014, 04:41 AM   #4
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Re: R.I.P. Johnny Winter

A big loss for blues players. He had an incredible abandon in his slide playing, I am glad to have seen him twice.

This was one of the high points of the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary show:
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xpd...evisited_music

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Obvious answer but I've always dug Frankenstein. Always sad to see another go.
"Fankenstein" was his younger (and also albino) brother Edgar.
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Old July 19 2014, 04:45 AM   #5
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Re: R.I.P. Johnny Winter

One of my all time favorites.
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Old July 19 2014, 06:47 AM   #6
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Re: R.I.P. Johnny Winter

J.T.B. wrote: View Post
A big loss for blues players. He had an incredible abandon in his slide playing, I am glad to have seen him twice.

This was one of the high points of the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary show:
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xpd...evisited_music

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Obvious answer but I've always dug Frankenstein. Always sad to see another go.
"Fankenstein" was his younger (and also albino) brother Edgar.
oops, faux pas, I googled Johnny Winter Frankenstein and it came up so I thought I had it right
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Old July 19 2014, 08:42 PM   #7
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And Charlie Hayden as well.
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/18/332544...den-remembered
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Old July 20 2014, 09:02 AM   #8
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Mr. Adventure wrote: View Post
Obvious answer but I've always dug Frankenstein. Always sad to see another go.
Frankenstein was done by Edgar (his brother), but yeah sad to see johnny go.
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Old July 20 2014, 05:59 PM   #9
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Sheesh, I've been paying penance by watching Johnny on YouTube all weekend, I'm sorry, I'm sorry....
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Old July 20 2014, 08:43 PM   #10
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We are losing our best:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Ferbos

Where's this damn longevity/singularity Kurzweil keeps harping about? I don't see it.
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Old July 24 2014, 02:09 AM   #11
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Re: R.I.P. Johnny Winter

Rest in Peace
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