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Tag: Johnny Winter

Friday, July 18th


Johnny Winter, guitar player, February 23, 1944-July 16, 2014

“Highway 61 Revisited” (B. Dylan)

Live, Denmark (Roskilde), 1984


Recording (Second Winter), 1969



art beat: last night at the Art Institute of Chicago

Josef Koudelka (1938-), Nationality Doubtful, through September 14th




the beat goes on

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Friday, 11/23/12

Chicago: 1974 

“Muddy Waters Blues Summit in Chicago,”* Soundstage, 1974

*Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins, Koko Taylor, Mike Bloomfield, Johnny Winter, Dr. John, et al.

Tuesday, 1/18/11

two takes

The other night, as my older son Alex packed up his stuff for the next day’s trip back to school, this played on his computer—over and over and over.

The Mountain Goats, “This Year”

#1: recording (The Sunset Tree), 2005

Vodpod videos no longer available.


#2: live, Iowa (Ames), 2006

Vodpod videos no longer available.



art beat

Lee Friedlander, New York City (Self-Portrait), c. 1960(?)


More Son Seals

Last night I discovered that two of the sets Son played at the Bottom Line in January of 1978 can be heard here and here. The second features a guest
artist—Johnny Winter.

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