Talkin' Johnny Winter Blues

July 28, 2014 9:37 PM

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Talkin' Johnny Winter Blues

When I read that blues legend and guitar virtuoso Johnny Winter died July 16, a flutter of goose bumps ran down my arm, although I'd only spent a total of maybe three hours on the phone with the man in my entire life.

For my music column in a southeastern Massachusetts newspaper, I'd interviewed Johnny three times for -- in 2011, 2013, and most recently in January. He'd played a local venue in our readership area every winter for years.

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