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Tuesday Jul 22 | The Globe and Mail

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter dazzled audiences with his speed

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

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Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, Tracy Nelson, Mother Earth, Acid-Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Johnny Winter dies; blues guitarist played with Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, John Lee Hooker

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, known for his lightning-fast blues guitar riffs, his striking long white hair and his collaborations with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died.

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Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

The blues will find you

As a kid, I never heard the blues on the radio. In fact, my introduction to the genre was through Robert Crumb's Heroes of the Blues trading cards and its depictions of artists - with names like Memphis Minnie, Blind Willie Johnson and Sleepy John Estes - that I'd never heard about, much less heard.

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Related Topix: Blues, Blind Willie Johnson, Sleepy John Estes

Wed Jul 09, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

Trio brings newfound talents to bookstore gallery

It has been a few years now since former St. Albert Catholic High art instructor Andrew Raczynski retired and branched out on his own artistic path.

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Related Topix: Canada, Blues

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Blues Legend Paul Oscher Brings Heart and Soul to C-Boy's

Since he began playing harmonica in Muddy Water's band at the age of 16, singer and multi-instrumentalist Paul Oscher has remained a king on the blues scene.

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Related Topix: Blues, Theater, Arts

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