His representative, Carla Parisi, confirmed today that Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday. There was no immediate word on the cause of death.”
Winter idolized Waters — and got a chance to produce some of the blues legend’s more popular albums.”
” Rolling Stone magazine named Winter one of the top 100 guitarists of all time and he was famed for his lightening-fast blues guitar riffs and striking long white hair.
His representative’s statement said his wife, family and bandmates were all saddened by the loss of one of the world’s finest guitarists.”
Johnny may have departed this earth but thanks to his music we are “still alive & well” … RIP Mr Winter your absence will be forever felt .
Read more about the legend’s death here and look for an in-depth tribute to one of our favorite guitarists very soon…