Guitar Slinger (Johnny Winter album)

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Guitar Slinger
Studio album by Johnny Winter
Released 1984
Recorded Red Label Recording Studio, Winnetka, Illinois;
Streeterville Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois
Genre Blues
Length 39:52
Label Alligator
Producer Johnny Winter, Bruce Iglauer, Dick Shurman
Johnny Winter chronology
Raisin' Cain
(1980)
Guitar Slinger
(1984)
Serious Business
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Guitar Slinger is an album by guitarist and singer Johnny Winter. Released in 1984, it was his first studio album in four years, and his first album for Alligator Records.

Guitar Slinger was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's My Life, Baby" – 4:11
  2. "Don't Take Advantage of Me" – 5:24
  3. "Iodine in My Coffee" – 3:56
  4. "Trick Bag" – 3:20
  5. "Mad Dog" – 4:27
  6. "Boot Hill" – 3:35
  7. "I Smell Trouble" – 4:48
  8. "Lights Out" – 2:35
  9. "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" – 3:56
  10. "My Soul" – 3:49

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production
  • Johnny Winter, Bruce Iglauer, Dick Shurman – producers
  • Fred Breitberg – recording engineer
  • Glenn Odagawa – assistant recording engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Guitar Slinger at AllMusic. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Grammy Awards 1985, Awards & Shows. Retrieved November 21, 2014.