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Johnny Winter

1944 - 2014

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John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014) was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and record producer. Winter was known for his high-energy blues rock albums, live performances and slide guitar playing from the late 1960s into the early 2000s. He also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Winter has received more than 3,218,394 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Johnny Winter is the 371st most popular musician (up from 395th in 2019), the 2,068th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,164th in 2019) and the 111th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Winter ranks 371 out of 2,662Before him are Nathan Milstein, Alexis Weissenberg, Grace Slick, Willi Boskovsky, Adrian Smith, and Chris Martin. After him are Alan Menken, Krystian Zimerman, Bobby McFerrin, David Popper, Steve Morse, and Roger Whittaker.

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Among people born in 1944, Johnny Winter ranks 135Before him are Peter Lindbergh, Carlos Pace, Gianfranco Ferré, John Entwistle, Alice Walker, and Kemal Sunal. After him are Tommie Smith, Brian Tracy, Richard Leakey, Pattie Boyd, Agnes Baltsa, and Jon Kabat-Zinn. Among people deceased in 2014, Johnny Winter ranks 86Before him are Mike Nichols, Vujadin Boškov, P. D. James, Viktor Tikhonov, Vladimir Beara, and Serge Moscovici. After him are Jean-Luc Dehaene, Vasily Petrov, Menahem Golan, Rubin Carter, Ken Takakura, and Go Seigen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Winter ranks 2,068 out of 18,182Before him are Jack Nicklaus (1940), Armand Assante (1949), Paul Wolfowitz (1943), Hiram Maxim (1840), Linda Ronstadt (1946), and Eric Adams (1952). After him are Georgina Spelvin (1936), Walter Tevis (1928), Alan Menken (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Leland Stanford (1824), and Perry Como (1912).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Winter ranks 111Before him are Liberace (1919), David Crosby (1941), Peter Criss (1945), Robert Trujillo (1964), Jerry Reed (1937), and Grace Slick (1939). After him are Alan Menken (1949), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Steve Morse (1954), Tony Levin (1946), Buddy Guy (1936), and Pat Martino (1944).