Johnny Winter (album)

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Johnny Winter
Studio album by Johnny Winter
Released June 1969
Recorded February-March, 1969 in Nashville
Genre Electric blues, blues-rock
Length 34:13
Label Columbia
Producer Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter chronology
The Progressive Blues Experiment
Johnny Winter
Second Winter
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone (Not Rated)[3]
Pop Matters (Favorable)[4]
sputnikmusic 5/5 stars[5]

Johnny Winter is Johnny Winter's second studio album, released in 1969. UK CBS issued this as a nine track late -69 in both stereo and mono (S63619/M63619). This album may have been intended as a Quadraphonic album as a 4-channel reel was prepared but to this day remains unreleased.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Yours & I'm Hers" (Johnny Winter) - 4:33
  2. "Be Careful with a Fool" (Joe Josea, B. B. King) - 5:17
  3. "Dallas" (Johnny Winter) - 2:48
  4. "Mean Mistreater" (James Gordon) - 3:54
  5. "Leland Mississippi Blues" (Johnny Winter) - 3:32
  6. "Good Morning Little School Girl" - (Sonny Boy Williamson) - 2:45
  7. "When You Got a Good Friend" (Robert Johnson) - 3:41
  8. "I'll Drown in My Tears" (Henry Glover) - 4:46
  9. "Back Door Friend" (Lightnin' Hopkins, Stan Lewis) - 2:55
2004 reissue bonus tracks
  1. "Country Girl"* (B.B. King) - 3:08
  2. "Dallas"* (Johnny Winter) - 3:37
  3. "Two Steps from the Blues"* (John Riley Brown, Deadric Malone) - 2:35


  • Johnny Winter - lead guitar, slide guitar,harmonica, vocals
  • Uncle John Turner - percussion
  • Tommy Shannon - bass
  • Edgar Winter - keyboards on "I'll Drown in My Tears", alto saxophone on "Good Morning Little School Girl"
  • Elsie Senter - backing vocals on "I'll Drown in My Tears"
  • Carrie Hossel - backing vocals on "I'll Drown in My Tears"
  • Peggy Bowers - backing vocals on "I'll Drown in My Tears"
  • Stephen Ralph Sefsik - alto saxophone on "I'll Drown in My Tears"
  • Norman Ray - baritone saxophone on "I'll Drown in My Tears"
  • Walter "Shakey" Horton - hamonica on "Mean Mistreater"
  • Willie Dixon - acoustic bass on "Mean Mistreater"
  • Karl Garin - trumpet on "Good Morning Little School Girl"
  • A. Wynn Butler - tenor saxophone on "Good Morning Little School Girl"

Production personnel[edit]

  • Producer: Johnny Winter
  • Production consultant: Eddie Kramer
  • Production assistance: Marvin Devonish
  • Spiritual producer: Steve Paul