Johnny Winter

The rail-thin blues guitarist was known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice. In 1988, Winter became the first white musician named to the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame. He was 70.

( AFP / Getty Images / July 19, 2008 )

The rail-thin blues guitarist was known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice. In 1988, Winter became the first white musician named to the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame. He was 70.

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