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A meeting place for all things Johnny Winter: your favorite albums and concert memories, discussions about upcoming shows, and anything else you want to talk about. Welcome!

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Comment by greg cornett on January 10, 2010 at 9:06am
bootleg 6 is here and it is fn great. the recording is a little rough but the music is fn great.johnny rips it up on a couple of songs and proves he is the greatest blues man in the whole fn world.get to go and see them for 2 shows back to back in april. hope to get the c.d. signed and some more pictures.eveybody have a good day or at least a good time trying. blues forever...greg...!!!!
Comment by Paul Allerding on January 6, 2010 at 10:40am
Woah, another Johnny Winter album is out, this one live recorded live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival April 25, 2009. It popped up on Amazon for about $24, but I googled and found the source and it is only $16 there, was released just a few weeks ago:
http://www.homegrownmusic.net/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&...
If that link does not work go to homegrownmusic.net and search store for Johnny Winter. They had 30 second clips of all the songs.
Comment by greg cornett on January 5, 2010 at 9:19pm
yeah I hear ya paul,I'm ready for it.I'm going to see johnny again in april.He is playing in akron,ohio on 4-10 and toledo 4-11,I will be at both shows.I wish his book was out by then so I could get him to sign it.Oh well maybe they will be back around in the future and I can get it signed then.Have a good one or at least a good time trying,blues forever. Greg...!!!!
Comment by Paul Allerding on January 5, 2010 at 5:14pm
Wow man. Only 1 week to go for Live Bootleg Vol 6. I can hardly wait to hear Blackjack. The live album "Live in NYC '97" has a wonderful rendition of Blackjack. Getting a different one will be great. Then about May, the book on Johnny's life, Raisin Cain. Hopefully a new studio album, tentatively titled Roots. This could be a #GREAT# year for Johnny Winter fans.
Comment by Paul Allerding on December 15, 2009 at 5:20pm
Hey, here is a KILLER Johnny Winter Live Concert CD that some may not know about: Live in America 1978. It can be viewed at this site:
http://thestoreformusic.com/catalogue/SFMCD046/
I got this a month ago and I rate it right up there with Live Bootleg Vol 1. The rockers really scream and the blues tunes are fantastic.
Comment by Paul Allerding on December 11, 2009 at 10:07am
Thanks Sean. As wonderful as the Live Bootleg series is, one thing is lacking: where were the recordings from. They do give approximate dates, but more info about the concerts would be great. I got it from a little birdie that Live Bootleg Volume 1 is actually the Woodstock Revival 1979 concert. Apparently there is a bootleg out there of the Woodstock Revival concert that has the same songs (less the bonus track) but in slightly different order and includes Johnny saying, "I haven't had this much fun in 10 years." At any rate Live Bootleg 1 is a killer concert, and I look forward to LB Vol 6, hoping it covers a more recent concert--I figure it has to be about mid to late 90s.
Comment by Sean on December 8, 2009 at 8:22pm
Hey guys -- It's great to see everyone on here. I've been "out of pocket" for a while, but I'm back to updating Johnny's official blog at www.johnnywinter.net. (Click on "news" once you're there.) I'll be posting soon about Vol. 6 of the Live Bootleg Series as well as Mary Lou Sullivan's upcoming book on Johnny. In the meantime, many thanks to you guys for your enthusiasm. See you on the road!
Comment by Paul Allerding on December 8, 2009 at 5:53pm
Even better (in some ways, or just as good) is the new book on Johnny Winter's life, "Raisin' Cain: The Wild and Raucous Story of Johnny Winter." I saw an interview with Johnny where he had read this book and said it has everything and was a very emotional read, that the author really nailed it. I ordered my copy off Amazon a couple months ago. It's due to release sometime about May 2010. I can hardly wait!
Comment by greg cornett on December 4, 2009 at 11:01am
OH YEAH!!! Thanks for the info Paul.You just made my day!!!!!! NICE,real fn nice, alright man. I know what I'm getting for christmas now.Sweet. Have a good one or a good time trying,ha.Greg,Blues Forever...!!!!p.s. JOHNNY WINTER IS THE GREATEST BLUES MAN IN THE WHOLE FN WORLD ALWAYS HAS BEEN ALWAYS WILL BE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by Paul Allerding on December 3, 2009 at 4:11pm
Wow! Live Bootleg Vol 6 is up on Amazon scheduled for release Jan 12, 2010.

Track listing:

1. Introduction
2. Sen-Sa-Shun
3. Johnny Guitar
4. Blackjack
5. She Likes To Boogie Real Low
6. White Line Blues
7. It's My Own Fault (Bonus Track)
 

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