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Johnny Winter

voc, g, 1944-2014 US, Beaumont, Texas
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of Blues and Rock
A.k.a. John Dawson Winter III

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. After his time with Waters, Winter recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Slide guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Be Careful With a Fool on Johnny Winter by Johnny Winter
Mean Mistreater on Johnny Winter by Johnny Winter
Rock Me Baby on White Hot Blues by Johnny Winter
Mojo Boogie - Remastered on 3rd Degree by Johnny Winter
Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo on Johnny Winter And by Johnny Winter
Highway 61 Revisited - Live in California - September 1975 on White Hot Blues by Johnny Winter
Life Is Hard on Let Me In by Johnny Winter
Third Degree - Remastered on 3rd Degree by Johnny Winter
Mean Town Blues - 2004 Digital Remaster on Progressive Blues Experiment by Johnny Winter
Dealin' With the Devil on Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down by Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter & James Cotton

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Title Artist Year Type
Live Bootleg Series (It's Johnny's Birthday)Johnny Winter2018Album
The King Of SlideJohnny Winter2018Album
Live In America 1978Johnny Winter2017Album
Remembrance Volume 2Johnny Winter2017Album
Live At Park West In Chicago, August 24th, 1978Johnny Winter2017Album
Live.. Chicago 1978Son Seals With Johnny Winter2017Album
Beginnings 1960-1967Johnny Winter2017Compil.
Live At Tower Theatre In Philadelphia 1977Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, James Cotton2016Album
San Diego 1974Johnny Winter2016Album
My Father's Place - Old Roslyn, Ny - September 8th 1978Johnny Winter2016Album
Live In Sweden 1987Johnny Winter With Dr. John2016Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 12Johnny Winter2016Album
Down & DirtyJohnny Winter2016Single
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 13Johnny Winter2016Album
Piece Of My HeartJanis Joplin, Johnny Winter2016Album
Woodstock Revival 10 Year Anniversary Festival 1979Johnny Winter2016Album
Byrds Can't Row BoatsJohnny Winter2016Compil.
It's My Life, BabyJohnny Winter2015Compil.
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 2Johnny Winter2015Album
Good Love in San DiegoJohnny Winter2015Album
Boston Music Hall 1977Johnny Winter, James Cotton, Muddy Waters2015Album
Coleção Folha Soul & Blues 25Johnny Winter2015Compil.
Step BackJohnny Winter2015Single
White Hot BluesJohnny Winter2015Compil.
Live From JapanJohnny Winter2015Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 3Johnny Winter2015Album
Live Bootleg Special EditionJohnny Winter2014Album
The Woodstock Generation - The Milestone CollectionJohnny Winter2014Compil.
True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter StoryJohnny Winter2014Compil.
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 11Johnny Winter2014Album
Step BackJohnny Winter2014Album
Step BackJohnny Winter2014Album
Sweet Home ChicagoJohnny Winter2014Album
Step BackJohnny Winter2014Album
Remembrance Volume 1Johnny Winter2014Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol.10Johnny Winter2013Album
The Essential Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2013Compil.
Setlist: The Very Best Of Johnny Winter LiveJohnny Winter2013Compil.
Malibu Night ClubJohnny Winter2013Album
Live In Spain 2008Johnny Winter2013Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 9Johnny Winter2013Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 8Johnny Winter2012Album
Live From JapanJohnny Winter2012Album
Original Album ClassicsJohnny Winter2012Compil.
Blues Rock Legends Vol.3Johnny Winter2011Album
Real Boogie #2 Live At Zepp Tokyo Japan 2011Johnny Winter2011Album
RootsJohnny Winter2011Album
Bath Festival 1970Johnny Winter2011Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol.7Johnny Winter2011Album
Live at RockpalastJohnny Winter2011Album
Playlist: The Very Best Of Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2011Compil.
The Progressive Blues Experiment / Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2010Compil.
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 6Johnny Winter2010Album
Live Through The '80sJohnny Winter2010Album
Original Album ClassicsJohnny Winter2010Album
The Woodstock ExperienceJohnny Winter2009Album
Live At The 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalJohnny Winter2009Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 4Johnny Winter2009Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol.5Johnny Winter2009Album
Silver TrainJohnny Winter2009Album
The Johnny Winter AnthologyJohnny Winter2009Compil.
Tobacco RoadEdgar Winter & Johnny Winter2008Album
ClassicsJohnny Winter2008Compil.
Raised On BluesJohnny Winter2008Compil.
Live Through The '70sJohnny Winter2008Album
Texas Blues"Uncle" John Turner, Johnny Winter2007Album
Nothin' But The Blues / White, Hot & BlueJohnny Winter2007Compil.
The Essential Winter CollectionJohnny Winter2007Compil.
Saints & Sinners / Jim Dawson Winter IIIJohnny Winter2007Compil.
Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It DownMuddy Waters, Johnny Winter & James Cotton2007Album
Live Bootleg Series Vol. 1Johnny Winter2007Album
An Introduction To Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2006Compil.
Rockpalast 1979Johnny Winter2006Album
La Rose D'or de Montreux 1970Johnny Winter2006Album
Raised On RockJohnny Winter2006Compil.
Live Guitar SlingerJohnny Winter2006Album
RockpalastJohnny Winter2006Album
Rockin' BluesmanJohnny Winter2005Compil.
Johnny B. GoodeJohnny Winter2005Album
Goin' Down SlowJohnny Winter2004Compil.
WinterizedJohnny Winter2004Compil.
Rock & Roll PeopleJohnny Winter2004Compil.
MP3 CollectionJohnny Winter2004Compil.
I'm A BluesmanJohnny Winter2004Album
Live In Times SquareJohnny Winter2003Album
Early WInterJohnny Winter2003Compil.
Winter Essentials: 1960-1967Johnny Winter2003Compil.
Most Famous HitsJohnny Winter2003Album
Avocado GreenJohnny Winter2002Compil.
Livin' The BluesJohnny Winter2002Compil.
The Best Of Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2002Compil.
Johnny And Edgar Winter: The Ultimate CollectionJohnny Winter & Edgar Winter2002Compil.
KBFH San Diego 30 March 1974Johnny Winter2002Album
Houston SessionsJohnny Winter2002Album
38-32-29 BluesJohnny Winter2001Album
Live In Concert At The Royal Albert HallSantana With Johnny Winter & Edgar Winter & Taj Mahal2001Album
Deluxe EditionJohnny Winter2001Compil.
Original WinterJohnny Winter2001Compil.
Pieces & BitsJohnny Winter2001Album
Livin´In The BluesJohnny Winter2001Compil.
Memories Of Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2000Compil.
A Winters TaleJohnny Winter2000Compil.
Still Alive And Well / Captured Live!Johnny Winter2000Album
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2000Compil.
Best Of...LiveJohnny Winter2000Compil.
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter2000Compil.
Texas BluesJohnny Winter1999Compil.
Raised On RockJohnny Winter1999Album
Livin' In The BluesJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Live In NYC '97Johnny Winter1998Album
The MastersJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Cotton Eyed JoeIsaac Payton Sweat Featuring Johnny Winter, "Uncle" John Turner And Joey Long1998Album
Livin' In The BluesJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Blues In A BoxJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1998Album
Suicide Won't Satisfy - Electric Blues Man - Volume OneJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Black Cat Bone - Electric Blues Man Volume TwoJohnny Winter1998Compil.
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Johnny B.GoodeJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Ease My PainJohnny Winter1997Compil.
White Hot BluesJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Live At The Texas Opry HouseJohnny Winter1997Album
Raised On RockJohnny Winter1997Compil.
White Gold BluesJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Winter BluesJohnny Winter1997Compil.
Livin' In The BluesJohnny Winter1997Compil.
The Return Of Johnny Guitar (The Best Of Johnny Winter 1984 - 86)Johnny Winter1996Compil.
Broke & LonelyJohnny Winter1996Compil.
City Park 1975Johnny Winter1995Album
Woodstock RevivalJohnny Winter1995Album
Blues To The BoneJohnny Winter With Calvin Johnson1995Album
CommanderJohnny Winter1995Compil.
Crying The BluesWillie Dixon & Johnny Winter With The Chicago Blues All Stars1995Album
Don't Be BlueThe Traits With Roy Head, Johnny Winter, Dean Scott1995Compil.
Dervish BluesJohnny Winter1994Album
Leavin' Blues #1 - Live In Boston 1983Johnny Winter1994Album
Dervish BluesJohnny Winter1994Album
Blues N' TattooJohnny Winter1994Album
A Rock N' Roll CollectionJohnny Winter1994Compil.
GoldJohnny Winter1993Compil.
A History Of The BluesJohnny Winter1993Album
Leavin' Blues #2 - Live In Chicago 1983Johnny Winter1993Album
White LightningJohnny Winter1993Album
Barcelona BoogieJohnny Winter1993Album
Living In The BluesJohnny Winter1993Compil.
Hey, Where's Your Brother?Johnny Winter1992Album
Please Come Home For ChristmasJohnny Winter1992Single
Live In Stoccolma 1971Johnny Winter1992Album
Whole Lotta LoveJohnny Winter1992Album
Jack Daniels Kind Of DayJohnny Winter1992Compil.
Gangster Of LoveJohnny Winter1992Compil.
Scorchin' BluesJohnny Winter1992Compil.
Walking By MyselfJohnny Winter1992Album
Still Blues After All These YearsJohnny Winter1992Album
The Blues Comes TwiceEdgar Winter & Johnny Winter1992Album
Tattoos 'N BluesJohnny Winter1992Album
Walking By MyselfJohnny Winter1992Compil.
Midsummer BlizzardJohnny Winter1992Album
The Very Best Of Vol. 1Johnny Winter1992Compil.
Johnny GuitarJohnny Winter1992Single
Canned Heat e Johnny WinterCanned Heat, Johnny Winter1992Compil.
Gangster Of LoveJohnny Winter1992Compil.
The World Of Johnny Winter (Gangster Of Love)Johnny Winter1992Compil.
Raw To The BoneJohnny Winter with Calvin Johnson1992Album
Gangster Of LoveJohnny Winter1992Single
Live At Liberty Hall, Houston, TX, 1972Jimmy Reed & Johnny Winter1992Album
Illustrated ManJohnny Winter1991Single
No Time To LiveJohnny Winter1991Compil.
Johnny Be GoodJohnny Winter1991Album
Johnny B. GoodeJohnny Winter1991Album
Can't Loose The BluesJohnny Winter1991Album
Better Live Than NeverJohnny Winter1991Single
Live In Essen 1979Johnny Winter1991Album
NightriderJohnny Winter1991Compil.
Mr. White BluesJohnny Winter1991Album
Let Me InJohnny Winter1991Album
Blue Suede ShoesJohnny Winter1991Compil.
Live In Houston, 1969Johnny Winter1991Album
Five After Four AMJohnny Winter1990Compil.
The Winter SceneJohnny Winter1990Compil.
Early HeatJohnny Winter1990Album
A Lone Star Kind Of DayJohnny Winter1990Compil.
Living In The BluesJohnny Winter1990Compil.
Back In BeaumontJohnny Winter & "Uncle" John Turner1989Album
Livin' In The BluesJohnny Winter1989Compil.
Rock 'N' RollJohnny Winter And Edgar Winter1989Compil.
Story Vol. 2/EternallyJohnny Winter1989Compil.
Ritm'O RocksLittle Richard, Carl Perkins, Johnny Winter1988Compil.
The Winter Of '88Johnny Winter1988Album
RainJohnny Winter1988Album
Silver TrainJohnny Winter1987Album
Out Of SightJohnny Winter1987Compil.
The CollectionJohnny Winter1987Compil.
I'm GoodJohnny Winter1986Album
3rd DegreeJohnny Winter1986Album
It's Only Blues...But I Like ItJohnny Winter1986Album
Serious BusinessJohnny Winter1985Album
AnthologyJohnny Winter1985Compil.
The History Of Rock (Volume Twenty Five)Eric Clapton / Jeff Beck / Johnny Winter / Rory Gallagher1984Compil.
Early TimesJohnny Winter1984Album
Guitar SlingerJohnny Winter1984Album
Johnny Winter LiveJohnny Winter1984Album
Whoopin'Sonny Terry, Johnny Winter, Willie Dixon, Styve Homnick1984Album
Same Odd StoryJohnny Winter1983Album
I Think I Got The BluesSonny Terry Featuring Johnny Winter, Willie Dixon, Styve Homnick1983Album
Red HouseJohnny Winter1983Album
Ready For WinterJohnny Winter1981Album
Raisin' CainJohnny Winter1980Album
The Blues Lives HereJohnny Winter1980Album
Johnny Winter Story ('69 To '78)Johnny Winter1980Compil.
White, Hot & BlueJohnny Winter1978Album
Nothin' But The BluesJohnny Winter1977Album
Captured Live!Johnny Winter1976Album
Johnny And Edgar Winter Discuss TogetherJohnny Winter & Edgar Winter1976Album
TogetherJohnny Winter & Edgar Winter1976Album
Golden Olden Days Of Rock And Roll / (I Believe) There's Nothing Stronger Than Our LoveJohnny Winter / Paul Anka I Odia Coates1976Single
Let The Good Times Roll / Soul ManJohnny Winter & Edgar Winter1976Single
HotJohnny Winter1975Album
Raised On RockJohnny Winter1975Single
Boney MoroneyJohnny Winter1974Single
Play:BackJohnny Winter / The Hollies / Bruce Springsteen1974Single
Raised On RockJohnny Winter1974Single
The Best Of Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1974Compil.
Saints & SinnersJohnny Winter1974Album
Stone CountyJohnny Winter1974Single
Golden Olden Days Of Rock & RollJohnny Winter1974Single
Mind Over MatterJohnny Winter1974Single
Rock Bottom / My World Turns All Around Her / Back WaterUFO / Johnny Winter / Status Quo1974Single
Nightbird & Company:Cosmic ConnectionsJohnny Winter, Richie Havens, Melissa Manchester, Orleans1974Compil.
John Dawson Winter IIIJohnny Winter1974Album
Still Alive And WellJohnny Winter1973Album
Before The StormJohnny Winter1973Compil.
Can't You Feel It (No Lo Sientes)Johnny Winter1973Single
Silver Train / Rock And RollJohnny Winter1973Single
Can't You Feel ItJohnny Winter1973Single
Three Super Rock GuitaristsJohnny Winter, Jeff Beck, John McLaughlin1972Compil.
Rock And Roll, Hoochie KooJohnny Winter1971Single
Jumpin' Jack Flash / Good Morning Little School GirlJohnny Winter1971Single
UntitledSkäggmanslaget / George Baker Selection / Johnny Winter1971Single
Johnny Winter And... / Brief RepliesJohnny Winter / Ten Wheel Drive With Genya Ravan1971Album
Jumpin' Jack Flash / Good Morning Little School GirlJohnny Winter1971Single
About BluesJohnny Winter1970Single
Spoonful / Louise / Parchman Farm / Leavin' BluesCanned Heat / Johnny Winter1970Single
Rollin' And Tumblin' / Fourty FourJohnny Winter1970Single
The Johnny Winter StoryJohnny Winter1970Compil.
Bad News / Out Of SightJohnny Winter1970Single
Early TimesJohnny Winter1970Compil.
Rock And Roll, Hoochie KooJohnny Winter1970Single
I'm Yours And I'm HersJohnny Winter1969Single
First WinterJohnny Winter1969Album
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1969Compil.
The Johnny Winter StoryJohnny Winter1969Compil.
Johnny WinterJohnny Winter1969Album
Johnny B. GoodeJohnny Winter1969Single
Second WinterJohnny Winter1969Album
Rollin' And Tumblin'Johnny Winter1969Single
Early WinterJohnny Winter1969Compil.
About BluesJohnny Winter1969Compil.
Road Runner / Gangster Of LoveJohnny Winter1969Single
Mean Town BluesJohnny Winter1969Single
The Progressive Blues ExperimentJohnny Winter1968Album
Please Come Home For Christmas / Santa! Don't Pass Me ByJohnny Winter And Edgar Winter / Jimmy Donley1966Single
Birds Can't Row Boats / Leavin' BluesJohnny Winter1966Single
Eternally / You'll Be The Death Of MeJohnny Winter1964Single
I Won't Believe ItJohnny Winter1964Single
Gangster Of Love / EternallyJohnny Winter1964Single
Road Runner / The Guy You Left BehindJohnny Winter1963Single
Time - Live at Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt '74Johnny WinterAlbum
21st Century ManJohnny WinterSingle
RoadrunnerJohnny WinterCompil.
Easy Lovin' GirlJohnny WinterSingle
Voodoo Twist / Ease My PainJohnny WinterSingle
Rollin' And Tumblin'Johnny WinterSingle
Take A Look BehindOtis Rush With Johnny WinterAlbum
Live in Germany '84Johnny WinterAlbum
Live In Sweden 1987Johnny Winter With Dr. JohnAlbum
I Don't Hurt Anymore / Her Love Belongs To MeJohnny WinterSingle
1984.7.5 & MoreJohnny WinterAlbum
Great White Hope - Live 2010 & 1990Johnny WinterAlbum
The Hooch Coochie ManJohnny WinterAlbum
Cool DaddyJohnny WinterAlbum
Shed So Many TearsJohnny WinterSingle
Texas International Pop FestivalJohnny WinterAlbum
Voodoo Twist / Ease My PainJohnny WinterSingle
Albino KangarooJohnny WinterAlbum
Nothin' But The Blues/ Third DegreeJohnny WinterCompil.
Premier Collection CD 1 & 2Johnny WinterCompil.
Mean Town Blues / I Got Love If You Want ItJohnny WinterSingle
Listen To Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)Wynners / Pilot / Johnny Winter / Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa BandSingle
The Hit-Kickers Series Vol.2Johnny Winter, Doug Sahm, Moe Bandy, Freddy FenderCompil.
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