Johnny Winter - Quotes

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I think the blues will always be around. People need it.

I think the blues will always be around. People need it.

The best artists are gone now.

The best artists are gone now.

T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around. ---->>>

I'm not good enough to be playin' much acoustic guitar onstage. Man, you gotta get so right; I mean, the tones, the feel, the sound. Plus, acoustic blues guitar is just that much harder on the fingers. ---->>>

Derek Trucks is a real good new artist. He's a young guy. ---->>>

I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12. ---->>>

I think it will always be around it just takes one person to make people aware of the blues. ---->>>

I just like the blues better than rock 'n' roll. ---->>>

I really appreciate when someone can blow me away with live acoustic blues. ---->>>

The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record. ---->>>

My mother played piano so we always had music around the house. ---->>>

Oh, I love to play on the road. I really love it. ---->>>

Well, one of the best things is workin' with Muddy. ---->>>

When I got old enough to go to night clubs to hear that music at the age of 15. ---->>>

When I started workin' with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues. ---->>>

Everybody was tellin' me that I had to do something different, and I kind of agreed that I did need to vary it a little bit. I still love some rock 'n' roll too. ---->>>

I started playing ukulele first for 2 years from age 9 to 11 and got my first guitar and got inspired by blues I heard on the radio that turned me on and I started learning myself. ---->>>

I like playin' for an audience the best, though, I think. ---->>>

I never really got to know Jimi as a person. ---->>>

Little Walter I would've liked to have played with. ---->>>

Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off the plane and I couldn't write my name or hold my hand up. ---->>>

Jimi was always at The Scene when he was in New York and we played many times together. He was just everywhere - he went out and jammed everywhere he was. ---->>>

There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find, it wasn't just one or two people. My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-23, 1944
Birthplace:
Die: 2014-07-16
Occupation: Musician

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters (wikipedia)