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The first time I heard Johnny play at the Fillmore East, I wasn’t really impressed. He had come on the scene with everybody telling me…
We played all of the songs on the first Johnny Winter AND every day before we recorded them, so that when we got in the…
My family is involved and my wife Brenda is a great, great writer. She helps me with the writing of everything and also sings with…
In the nineties I was doing those Blues Bureau records, but over the past two years, I have really gone back to my Christian roots…
If my musical tastes are continuing to grow up, and I am not really too interested in the music that my kids listen to, then…
I’ve always been a guy who’s pretty supportive, its just my nature, so I came in to the situation with the attitude that I wanted…
I took the rhythm place, which a lot of people didn’t know how to do the way I could, and this was really the first…
For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me…
Brenda did some little vocal arrangements for us and she got to sing as well. So, we’re happy to be able to work together and…
I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock.
Johnny was great in the studio; he was there to make the music that he wanted to make. We lived right beside each other and…
I wanted to play some more grown-up music – jazz.
I just really longed to do music that reflected me as an adult and music that I thought was for other adults.
I started The McCoys in 1962, so I’m approaching my 40th year in the entertainment business.
Because I was successful over the years, I never had the opportunity to do the stuff I really wanted.
I know some people will be surprised to hear it, but I’ve found that my music, whether its blues or rock, or whatever you want…
So, after awhile, you can only get so much happiness from a guy who’s drunk come up and tell you you’re great.
There was nobody at the time who was playing slide guitar like Johnny, and nobody, or no white guys at least, that was playing country…
It’s a great relationship when you can work with the person who you consider to be your soul mate.
And what makes me happy now has changed as well… Its one thing to play in a bar or at a biker festival, and hear…
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