JamBase List | 10 Great Johnny Winter Videos

Yesterday, blues great Johnny Winter died in a hotel room in Switzerland. We've spent the morning the way we're sure many of his fans have, by re- living some of his brightest moments on the stage.

[Photo by Rod Snyder]

For this week's JamBase List we've compiled ten of our favorite clips featuring Johnny Winter. There's audio of jam session with Jimi Hendrix, his recent sit-in with Gov't Mule, a song he played with Derek Trucks, footage from his Woodstock set, a live session with Dr. John and much more.

1. Johnny performs at Woodstock in 1969:

2. Watch Winter sit in with Gov't Mule on "Don't Want No Woman" back in May:

3. Check out footage of Johnny covering "Jumping Jack Flash" for a UK TV show:

4. Johnny teams with his brother Edgar for a performance of "Fast Life Rider" in 1970:

5. This clip features pristine audio of Winter joining his hero Muddy Waters on "I Can't Be Satisfied" in 1977:

6. Winter sat in with the Derek Trucks Band at the 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival on "Highway 61 Revisited":

7. Johnny Winter was first to record "Rock And Roll Hoochie Koo" in 1970, before Rick Derringer made it a hit in 1973. Here's a live version featuring Winter:

8. The blues man gets down and dirty on a cover of "It's All Over Now" in 1983:

9. How's this for a band? Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, Billy Cox, Buddy Miles, Steven Stills. Check out the "Earth Blues Jam" they laid down at The Record Plant in NYC:

10. Finally, watch Johnny pair up with Dr. John for the 1984 TV show In Session:

[Published on: 7/17/14]

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