RIP Johnny Winter

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Well CNN just gave some pretty lame-ass news. The legendary Texas Blues guitarist Johnny Winter passed away at the young age of 70.

If you don’t know who Johnny Winter is, let me bring you up to speed. Dude…f**king…rips. I mean, you hear this guy play and you wonder what other guitarists are going to do for a living. There’s no damn competition. I’m talking about lightning-fast Texas style slide Blues guitar faster than you can even comprehend.

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Show #41: Woodstock Rocks (Part 4)

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And then it came to an end. Well, it came to an end like a boss. I’m talking about Woodstock closing out with none other than the greatest of all, Jimi Hendrix. Before he took the stage, the jams continued loud and proud into the morning of Monday, August 18th, well off schedule. So when Hendrix closed out the festival, a diehard crowd of 30,000 jammed along, while 370,000 weak sauce amateurs went home. If you’ve been at Woodstock for three days, wouldn’t you stay for two extra hours to see Jimi Hendrix? C’mon now! Anywho, overall, 32 bands destroyed the stage over three plus days, making Woodstock live on in jamstastic glory forever.

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Show #3: Blues Traveling

I’m not sure if anyone was able to tune in today, but the show was a doozy. We traveled far and wide from 1927 all the way up to 2000 with some great Blues by some incredible artists and bands.

The show was called Blues Traveling and was part of the Rock History 101 series. The goal of the show was to show just how influential some of the early Bluesmen have been to not only the Blues genre, but to Rock music as a whole.

A lot of the classic songs that we know and love are in fact covers of Blues originals. Many of these originals have grown to be almost standards since they’ve been covered by so many people. Check it out:

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