Thursday, July 8, 2010
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.
Jumpin' Jack Flash Live at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, on June 29, 1984 :
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