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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 10:13 am 
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Some Facts About Johnny Winter:


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Used the same piece of plumbing pipe as a slide for his entire career


Winter is widely recognized as being one of the greatest slide guitar players of all-time. And while many guitarists utilize odd items to run up and down their fretboards – Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band famously used old Coricidin glass pill bottles – Winter’s choice was similarly unique. “I used to play slide before this, but could never find a good slide,” he told Tom Guerra. “I’d use everything from a wristwatch crystal to broken-off test tubes to lipstick cases, bottles … I tried everything, but nothing would work, until I found this conduit pipe, and I’ve used the same piece of pipe for 30 years for both acoustic and electric slide. Its just a piece of plumber’s pipe that just fits my finger real good.”

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PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2017 3:58 pm 
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Smashed Led Zeppelin’s record for largest advance from a record label



In 1968, Jimmy Page’s blues-rock outfit Led Zeppelin inked a contract with Atlantic Records for a then-record advance of $200,000. As they say, however, records are meant to be broken and just one year later, Winter obliterated the old mark when he inked a deal with Columbia to the tune of $600,000.

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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 10:38 am 
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^Taking over, eh. Have fun.

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you seem like a fair and reasonable individual, i thought we could just take turns.


#letOURfunbegin

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Sued DC comics for defamation. Lost.

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Never performed Muskrat Love live.


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L-R: Foghat's Dave Peverett, Eddie Kirkland, Johnny, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters ~ 1978

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downer mydnyte wrote:
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Sued DC comics for defamation. Lost.

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Never performed Muskrat Love live.

But if you recall, his hit Whole Lotta Muskrat Love was challenged in court by Willis Alan Ramsey. Subsequent pressings listed Ramsey as co-writer.


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