Guitar Slinger (Johnny Winter album)

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Guitar Slinger
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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" (Don Robey) – 4:11
  2. "Don't Take Advantage of Me" (Lee Baker, Jr.) – 5:24
  3. "Iodine in My Coffee" (Muddy Waters) – 3:56
  4. "Trick Bag" (Earl King) – 3:20
  5. "Mad Dog" (Charles Sheffield, Eddie Shuler) – 4:27
  6. "Boot Hill" – 3:35
  7. "I Smell Trouble" (Don Robey) – 4:48
  8. "Lights Out" (Mac Rebennack, Seth David) – 2:35
  9. "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" (Al Reed) – 3:56
  10. "My Soul" (Jamesetta Hawkins) – 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.