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  • Blues legend Johnny Winter found dead in Swiss hotel room

    ZÚRICH (Reuters) - Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70.
  • Leyenda del blues Johnny Winter es hallado muerto en un hotel en Suiza

    ZÚRICH (Reuters) - El guitarrista y vocalista estadounidense de blues Johnny Winter, conocido por sus virtuosos solos de guitarra y su voz áspera, fue hallado muerto en una habitación de hotel a las afueras de Zúrich, dijo el jueves la policía suiza....

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70
    Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader best known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy  vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70. Along with his brother, ...

    How Elvis Invented Rock 'n' Roll on July 5, 1954

    Have you heard the news? The explosion of rock 'n' roll as a cultural force was ignited 60 years ago this week, on a hot day in Memphis when a truck driver named Elvis Presley was called to a recording session by producer Sam Phillips, the savvy owner...

    Briar Rabbit makes new-school soul sounds

    Briar Rabbit makes new-school soul sounds
    Phillip-Michael Scales is a local singer-songwriter who goes by Briar Rabbit. He has just released his latest album, “From Your Bones,” which is as literate and soulful a pop album as its predecessors. Scales' uncle is B.B. King —...