Switzerland Obit Winter

Charles Rex Arbogast, File/AP Photo

FILE - In this Saturday, July 28, 2007 file photo, Johnny Winter, seated, and Derek Trucks, background, perform "Highway 61" at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago. Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, died in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. He was 70.

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