Johnny Winter Celebrates 70th Birthday at B.B. King’s
Johnny Winter celebrated his 70th birthday with a show at New York’s B.B. King’s. Throughout the show, Winter was joined by special guests Poppa Chubby, Debbie Davies, Mike Zito, Joe Louis Walker, Jon Paris as well as Lance Lopez, who opened the show for Winter. Johnny was also presented with a blues award and a birthday cake during the show.
In honor of the blues guitarist’s 70th birthday, Winter will release True to the Blues on February 25, a 4-CD career-spanning box set featuring well known songs such as “Johnny B. Goode,” “Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo” and “Prodigal Son.” Pre-orders are still underway via Amazon.