A Lone Star Kind of Day – Johnny Winter – 1990

Album

Compilation

Album A Lone Star Kind of Day by Johnny Winter
Album A Lone Star Kind of Day by Johnny Winter

A Lone Star Kind of Day is a compilation album by blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter, released in 1990 by Relix Records. The album features tracks recorded by Winter between 1962 and 1967, before he became famous, as well as two recent songs from 1990. The album showcases Winter’s versatility and influences, ranging from rock and roll, country, Cajun, and blues. Some of the tracks feature Winter’s friends and collaborators, such as bassist I.P. “Ike” Sweat, singer Jerry “Count” Jackson, and saxophonist Edgar Winter. The album includes covers of songs by Richard Berry, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Hank Ballard, John D. Loudermilk, and others, as well as original compositions by Winter and his associates. The album is a rare glimpse into Winter’s early career and musical development in his home state of Texas.

A Lone Star Kind of Day is a well-crafted blues album that showcases Johnny Winter’s talents as a vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter. It is a must-have for any fan of blues music.

Personnel

  • Johnny Winter – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Jeff Ganz – bass, backing vocals
  • Terry Clarke – drums, percussion
  • Dr. John – piano, organ
  • Jon Paris – saxophone
  • Tom Compton – drums on “Shake Your Money Maker”

The different versions published for this album :