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Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Has Died

Posted July 17th, 2014 @ 6:26am

A very sad note out of the music world today. Legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter has died. Winter was an active musician for more than five decades and collaborated with some of the biggest names in blues music, including Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker. His slide guitar work earned Winter several Grammy nominations. Winter's PR company confirmed to "American Blues Scene" that he died in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 70-years-old:

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