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Blues Legend Johnny Winter Dies at 70 in Zurich

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world\'s consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

Published: 18th July 2014 11:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2014 11:50 AM   |  A+A-

By AP

GENEVA: Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

His contrasting appearance and devotion to the blues pioneers of the 20th century turbo-charged a career in which he emulated and, ultimately, championed, his childhood hero Muddy Waters and other icons.



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