CD Johnny Winter [Digipak] [CD Boxset] [2 discs] (CD 4659771),
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Johnny Winter [Digipak] [CD Boxset] [2 discs]


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. I'm Yours And I'm Hers
    2. Be Careful With A Fool
    3. Dallas
    4. Mean Mistreater
    5. Leland Mississippi Blues
    6. Good Morning Little School Girl
    7. When You Got A Good Friend
    8. I'll Drown In My Own Tears
    9. Back Door Friend
    0. DISC 2: WOODSTOCK: SUNDAY AUGUST 17-MONDAY AUGUST 18,1969:
    1. Mama, Talk To Your Daughter - (previously unreleased)
    2. Leland Mississippi Blues - (previously unreleased)
    3. Mean Town Blues
    4. You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now - (previously unreleased)
    5. I Can't Stand It - (previously unreleased, featuring Edgar Winter)
    6. Tobacco Road - (previously unreleased, featuring Edgar Winter)
    7. Tell The Truth - (previously unreleased, featuring Edgar Winter)
    8. Johnny B. Goode - (previously unreleased)
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 88697482442

  • Credits
    ProducerJerry Rappaport; Johnny Winter
    EngineerEddie Kramer

    Also available in a 3-pack with SECOND WINTER and CAPTURED LIVE.
    Audio Mixer: Eddie Kramer.
    Audio Remasterers: Joseph M. Palmaccio; Vic Anesini.
    Among white blues singers of the 1960s, there were some who studied the music so intently they amazed even the genre's creators with their technical mastery. A select few, however, seemed to be born oozing authenticity, sounding just as soulful as the greatest black bluesmen while forging a completely new sound. Johnny Winter belonged in the second category. A long-haired hippie albino, he astounded initially skeptical listeners with his Howlin' Wolf-like vocals and wild Johnny Guitar Watson-esque guitar stylings. THE WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE showcases Winter's first taste of national exposure, first with his 1969 self-titled debut album, and then with his set at the Woodstock festival later the same year. The latter recording is the revelation here--a tornado of raging slide guitar and shouted vocals that sounds as if a late night Lone Star State roadhouse gig has been magically transported to the upstate New York farm. With several tracks clocking in at over 10 minutes ("Mean Town Blues," a hellacious Edgar Winter-led jam on "Tobacco Road"), the album showcases Johnny at his freest and most explosive.

  • Critic Reviews
    Q (5/97, p.144) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Winter's vocals rasp with a raw edge that matches his cranium-scooping guitar sound...Before the '70s, Winter was burrowing beneath some deep blues roots."
    Down Beat (p.68) - 3 1/2 stars out of 5 - "His lines, even the speediest and the wildest, have a sense of order. Back then, Winter could really sing, too..."
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