Johnny on the cover of Blues Revue: Veteran music writer Don Wilcock takes readers through four decades of Johnny’s life in the August-September issue of Blues Revue, which is on newsstands now. The article, which is accompanied by a 1970 interview with Johnny, includes insight from the likes of Tommy Shannon, Bill Wax of XM Satellite Radio’s Bluesville, producer Dick Shurman, Alligator Records boss Bruce Iglauer, brother Edgar Winter, Bob Margolin and Paul Nelson…

Countdown to Crossroads: Johnny is gearing up for his big performance at the sold-out Crossroads Guitar Festival, which is scheduled for July 28. Robbie Robertson has also been added to the bill…

And Introducing Tony Beard on drums… Powerhouse Tony Beard has assumed the role of Johnny’s full-time drummer. The British-born Beard, who played his first shows with Johnny last month, has an extensive list of credits, having worked with some of the biggest names in the business during the course of the last 35 years:Roger Daltrey, Robin Trower, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jeff Beck and David Lee Roth among them…

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