Johnny Winter

1944 - 2014

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John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014) was an American singer and guitarist. Winter was known for his high-energy blues rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s. 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 2,394,463 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Johnny Winter is the 395th most popular musician (down from 364th in 2019), the 2,165th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,929th in 2019) and the 125th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Winter ranks 395 out of 2,675Before him are Joe Perry, Alexis Weissenberg, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, Isao Tomita, Mischa Maisky, and Eddie Van Halen. After him are Fred Durst, Bud Powell, Géza Anda, Michael Schenker, Lee Soo-man, and Bert Kaempfert.

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Among people born in 1944, Johnny Winter ranks 133Before him are Jon Anderson, Kemal Sunal, Albert Hammond, Herbert Wimmer, Terry Brooks, and Willem van Hanegem. After him are Mordechai Spiegler, Chris Patten, Brian Tracy, Sergei Belov, Chico Mendes, and Michel Polnareff. Among people deceased in 2014, Johnny Winter ranks 97Before him are Robert Hansen, Milan Galić, Alexander Shulgin, Lorna Wing, Vasily Petrov, and Go Seigen. After him are Riz Ortolani, Huber Matos, Richard Bull, Carlo Bergonzi, Tommy Ramone, and Manitas de Plata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Winter ranks 2,165 out of 15,968Before him are Wes Anderson (1969), George Strait (1952), Ray Harryhausen (1920), Dick York (1928), Walter A. Shewhart (1891), and R. Kelly (1967). After him are Djuna Barnes (1892), Cloris Leachman (1926), Michael Spence (1943), Wilford Brimley (1934), Michael Massee (1952), and Vera Farmiga (1973).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Winter ranks 125Before him are Maurice White (1941), Philly Joe Jones (1923), King Oliver (1881), Cannonball Adderley (1928), Eric Carr (1950), and Joe Perry (1950). After him are Fred Durst (1970), Bud Powell (1924), Tony Levin (1946), Tito Puente (1923), Freddie King (1934), and Joe Pass (1929).