Thursday, July 8, 2010

Johnny Winter Live Through The 80's To See DVD Release In August

On August 24th, in a follow -up to the great 'Johnny Winter - Live Through The 70's' collection which came out last year, MVD will release 'Johnny Winter -Live Through The 80's', a live DVD chronicling the legendary Texas blues rocker's video highlights from the next decade.

This DVD contains an incredible collection of official archival footage from the '80s including performances from MTV Rock Influences '84 "Guitar Greats", Massey Hall (Toronto '83), Roskilde DRTV (Roskilde, Denmark '84), New Hampshire ('84), Sonet Studio (Bromma, Sweden '87), Piazza Duomo (Pistoia, Italy '88), and more. Intermixed with the live content is interview footage from various locations. This program is the definitive document of Johnny's career in the '80s.

Among the songs included on Live Through The '80s are such fan favorites as "Sweet Papa John," "Good Times Woman," "Mojo Boogie," Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited," the classic Sonny Boy Williamson song "Unseen Eye," and Winter's blistering take on both Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" and the Rolling Stones' "Jumpin' Jack Flash", Interspersed between these performances is rare interview footage of Winter backstage, and on his tour bus, talking about his music and love of the blues.

For complete tracklisting go to this location.

Jumpin' Jack Flash Live at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, on June 29, 1984 :


Stratoblogster said...

Nice! Johnny Winter is a boogie monster, and one of the meanest slider players their ever was.

HytekFred said...

This disc rocks. Saw Johnny live last weekend in Victoria BC, he's still got it. Johnny Winter Live Through The 70`s rocks as well. Recommended viewing!

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