Thursday, February 23, 2017


Johnny Winter's birthday (1944) today; we apparently didn't know (certainly didn't acknowledge) he is no more, having slipped the surly bonds of earth from a hotel room in Zurich, 16 July 2014.

Rolling Stone reminded us that Mr. Winter was "afflicted with albinism and 20/400 eyesight in one eye and 20/600 in the other".
Johnny Winter - Dallas (1969)
And the all-time honkie blues band number:
Added morbidity: On this date in 1821, John Keats died in Rome.

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