Johnny Winter
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"John Dawson Winter III", known as "Johnny Winter", was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters. After his time with Waters, Winter recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone (magazine)/Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "Rolling Stone's 100 greatest guitarists of all time/100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

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