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Overnight: Johnny Winter Tribute

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Johnny Winter

Legendary blues guitarist has passed away.

From the Johnny Winter Wiki:

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and '70s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters.

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From the Blues Is Blues YouTube Channel:

Published on Jul 17, 2014
Messin' With The Kid & Walking By Myself in Tribute to the great Johnny Winter who passed away. 1944 - 2014
Johnny Winter.net http://www.johnnywinter.net/
Video is from The Old Grey Whistle Test 1979

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Music Video Overnight Thread- Gary Clark Jr. - If You Love Me Like You Say/Third Stone From the Sun (Live)

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The only bad thing about the internets is to have heard about this guy before, I would have probably had to go to my LOCAL RECORD STORE, to the guy who owns it and knows my tastes. Now, some random 0111000 tosses a review at me, and I go, WOW. Review here.

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Live Streaming Video- President Obama Hosts a celebration of Blues music in recognition of Black History Month 730p EST

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I'm dancing in my chair.

Hosted by President and Mrs. Obama, Keb Mo will be joined on stage by legends like Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Gary Clark, Jr., and more, with Booker T. Jones as music director and band leader.

The evening will be filmed for a PBS special "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues," which will air as part of the Emmy Award-nominated PBS "In The White House" series on Monday, Feb. 27 on PBS stations nationwide. (Check local listings.)

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