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Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

Edgar Winter Band and More Set for Rock 'N' Blues Fest - a...

Edgar Winter Band and More Set for ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER at the King Center, 8/13 "ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER" will feature the Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth, and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, in tribute to the late, great, legendary blues guitarist on ... (more)

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Monday | JD Supra

Looking Back on Johnny Winter and GSK's 2001 China Bribery Scandal

Johnny Winter died yesterday. He was one of the greatest rock and roll guitarists of all-time.

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Related Topix: Blues, Beaumont, TX, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NA Confidential

R.I.P. Johnny Winter.

First, at least for me, there was Edgar Winter, Johnny Winter's brother. In 1973, during the summer between the 7th and 8th grades, The Edgar Winter Group had a hit instrumental called "Frankenstein."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

JamBase

Gov't Mule Honors Johnny Winter At Minnesota Zoo

Warren Haynes and Co. opened the show with a cover of "Good Morning Little School Girl" that was dedicated to Winter.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Correction: Switzerland-Obit-Winter story

In a story July 17 about the death of Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Winter's last performance was on July 12 at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria.

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The Two River Times

7/18 - Music Icon's Death has Local Implications

Blues-rock musician Johnny Winter, who died on Wednesday in Zurich, Switzerland, was expected to appear with his brother, Edgar, on Aug. 3, as part of the Count Basie Theatre's "Appetite" culinary arts festival.

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Related Topix: Blues, Switzerland, World News, Life, Food, Food Festival

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Johnny Winter And: An Appreciation

It was sad news in the music world to hear of the passing of Johnny Winter . A blues great, a genuine anomaly, being a long haired albino, but the blues was somehow in Johnny's soul and veins, and the Texan guitarslinger proved beyond doubt to everyone he was the real thing.

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The Stranger

RIP: Blues Guitarsonist Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter , the older brother of Edgar " Frankenstein " Winter , died this past Wednesday.

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Counterpunch

Johnny Winter Knew What to Do

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Dallas Observer

Texas Musicians Remember Johnny Winter

For more than 50 years, Johnny Winter made his guitar sing the blues. A lightning fast player mixed with a growling voice, Winter was part of a long lineage of Texas blues guitarists like Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker and Stevie Ray Vaughan who simply didn't just play the blues but channeled them as if their fingers were lightning rods.

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Albany Times Union

Beaumont native Johnny Winter remembered as blues icon

Johnny Winter and Janis Joplin on stage at Madison Square Garden in 1969. Photo courtesy of the book "Raisin' Cain" The Wild and Raucous Story of Johnny Winter", copyright 2010 by Mary Lou Sullivan Johnny Winter and Janis Joplin on stage at Madison Square Garden in 1969.

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High Times

The Death Of Johnny Winter

A frail albino from Beaumont, Texas, Winter struggled through a life of alienation, addiction, injuries and illnesses to become one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

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Related Topix: Blues, Fillmore, NY, Drugs, Marijuana

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Johnny Winter's Death: Rockers React on Social Media

The timing of Johnny Winter 's death - while on tour and preparing for the release of a guest-packed new studio album - has only added to the emotional impact for fans.

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Related Topix: Blues, Switzerland, World News, Aerosmith, Pop/Rock

HTZ FM

Johnny Winter R.I.P

Back in the late 60's / early 70's, many of Johnny's contemporaries called him the best white-blues guitar player around.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Malaysian airliner lost over Ukrainian airspace

Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died.

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KYTX-TV News

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies in Switzerland

If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words.

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Lamar Daily News

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

In this Friday, June 19, 2009 file photo, Johnny Winter plays during the Canton Blues Festival 2009 in downtown Canton, Ohio.

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ABC News

Blues Legend Johnny Winter Dies at 70 in Zurich

Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died.

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WBTV

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died.

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Al Bawaba

The UAE will make history if they enter the space race with a mission to Mars.

The UAE is planning to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, marking the Arab world's first mission to another planet.

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