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)The Progressive Blues Experiment1969
Johnny Winter
(1969)
Second Winter
(1969)Second Winter1969
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".