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Remembering Johnny Winter

Diego Tuson / AFP / Getty Images

Legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter, seen here performing in Valencia in 2008, has died at age 70.

Diego Tuson / AFP / Getty Images

Iconic blues musician Johnny Winter died this week. In his lifetime he played alongside the greatest of musicians--from Muddy Waters to Jimi Hendrix to Willie Dixin to Janis Joplin to Steve Ray Vaughan to Eric Clapton--the list is dazzlingly endless. In 2012, Winter performed in Sacramento and talked with Beth Ruyak about his new album “Roots.” We’re re-airing that interview in honor of Winter’s musical legacy.


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