Johnny Winter (album)

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Johnny Winter
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Studio album by Johnny Winter
Released April 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
(1969)
Johnny Winter
(1969)
Second Winter
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (negative) [2]
Pop Matters (Favorable)[3]
sputnikmusic 5/5 stars[4]

Johnny Winter is Johnny Winter's second studio album, released in 1969. UK CBS issued this with nine tracks in late 1969 in both stereo and mono (S63619/M63619). This album may have been intended as a Quadraphonic album as a four-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

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from Discogs.[5]

  • 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 – harmonica 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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koda, Cub. "Johnny Winter – Johnny Winter : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ Welding, Pete (9 August 1969). "Records". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Su, Peter. "Johnny Winter: self-titled < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  4. ^ g, manos (December 3, 2013). "Review: CD Johnny Winter – Johnny Winter Album". sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  5. ^ "Johnny Winter - Johnny Winter".