The Johnny Winter Story

Johnny Winter in 1985

Johnny Winter Story

Johnny WInter Timeline 1985

 This page covers Johnny Winter in 1985, use the links below to quickly jump to the year: 1980 , 1981 , 1982 , 1983 , 1984 , 1985 , 1986 , 1987 , 1988 , 1989 .

 

 

The album "Serious business" is nominated for a grammy award for "Best traditional blues recording".

Guitar All Star Jam (Johnny plays "When you got a good friend".)

Friday, 18 January 1985: Stone Pony Asbury Park NJ

  1. Hideaway
  2. Don't Take Advantage Of Me
  3. Two Trains Running
  4. Sweet Papa John
  5. Black Cat Bone
  6. Highway 61
  7. Boot Hill
  8. Johnny B Goode
  9. It's All Over Now

Saturday, 19 January 1985: New Hartford, Connecticut

    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonk [long version]
  2. Don't take advantage of me
  3. Kiss tomorrow goodbye
  4. Mad dog
  5. Jumpin' jack flash
  6. Highway 61 revisited
  7. Murdering blues
  8. Johnny b. goode [what a delight! Many false starts that drive the crowd crazy. And let's have a party]
  9. Lights out

Guitar for the practician musician, March 1985

In the listening room. This column is nice, the guest artist has to guess who is playing and comment the songs. The choice was made by John Stix :
Bop till you drop by Ry Cooder,
North Carolina by Roben Ford,
Cruise on out by Rory Gallagher,
Lime house blues by Les Paul and Chet Atkins,
I can't quit you baby by Led Zeppelin.

 

Saturday, 2 March 1985: Harpo's, Detroit, Michigan

    Setlist:
  1. Hideaway
  2. Five long years
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. Kiss tomorrow goodbye
  6. Jumpin' jack flash
  7. Johnny b. goode
  8. Black cat bone
  9. Highway 61 revisited

Wednesday, 6 March 1985: Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonk
  2. It's my own fault [Johnny announces, before starting, it's a song form the last record... ]
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. Boot hill
  6. Jumpin' jack flash
  7. Johnny B. Goode
  8. I smell trouble [with special guest of Jim Lebin, a good friend of Jon Paris from the area, on harmonica]
  9. Soul man [As soon as ended "I smell trouble", Johnny says that next song is on "slide guitar". Then, a surprise, even to Johnny, the special guest of Edgar Winter singing & on sax].

Monday, 18 March 1985: Vancouver, Commodore Ballroom, British Columbia

    Setlist
  1. Honky tonky
  2. I smell trouble
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. Lights out
  6. Black cat bone
  7. Murdering blues
  8. Johnny b. goode
  9. Boot Hill
  10. It's all over now

Tuesday, 19 March 1985: Parker's, Seattle, Washington

Johnny Winter in Seattle 1985, a Special night for Johnny, Jimi Hendrix's (Al) Dad was in the audience and was a dedicated to a blistering performance of "Red House".

    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonky
  2. Parchman farm
  3. Red house
  4. Don't take advantage of me
  5. Mad dog
  6. Lights out
  7. Kiss Tomorrow goodbye
  8. Johnny B. Goode
  9. It's all over now
  10. Jumpin' Jack Flash

 

Johnny Winter Parker's 1985 Washington
Another bootleg of the Parker's Seattle Bootleg, dated: 9 March 1985 Johnny Winter Parker's place seattle 1985 bootleg

 

Wednesday, 20 March 1985: Starry Night, Portland, OR

Johnny Winter Starry Night Portland 1985

 

 

Tuesday, 26 March 1985: Bacchanal, San Diego

Musician, April 1985, #78

Muddy Waters Tribute - Johnny Winter mentioned

 

Tuesday, 16 April 1985: Washington (incl. "Parchman Farm")

Friday, 19 April 1985: Keswick Theater Glenside PA

  1. Hideaway
  2. Don't Take Advantage Of Me
  3. Mad Dog
  4. I Smell Trouble
  5. Lights Out
  6. Black Cat Bone
  7. Highway 61
  8. Johnny B. Goode
  9. Boot Hill

Friday, 26 April 1985: Beacon Theater NYC (Edgar Winter Opening Act)

  1. Hideaway
  2. Parchman Farm
  3. Don't Take Advantage Of Me
  4. Mad Dog
  5. When You Got A Good Friend
  6. Lights Out
  7. Johnny B. Goode
  8. Highway 61
  9. Soul Man(with Edgar Winter)

27 or 28 April 1985: Key Largo, New York City

    Setlist:
  1. Ssuccotash
  2. Killing floor
  3. Ain't just like a woman
  4. High heel sneakers
  5. Boot hill
  6. Roll over Beethoven
  7. Encore: Okie dokie stomp

Guitar World, May 1985

Guitar World May 1985 on Page 38: Picture of Johnny Winter, Dickie Betts, Brian Setzer, and Jw showing tattoos

 

Thursday, 20 June 1985: Cellar Door, Richmond, Virginia

    Setlist
  1. Hideaway
  2. Ddon't take advantage of me
  3. Mad dog
  4. I smell trouble
  5. Jumpin' jack flash
  6. Highway 61 revisited
  7. Murdering blues
  8. Johnny b. goode
  9. Boot hill

Wednesday, 26 June 1985: Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, Texas

Supporting acts: Edgar Winter, and Gregg Allman Band (NOT the Allman Brothers)

Thursday, 27 June 1985: San Antonio, Texas

Supporting acts: Edgar Winter Band and Gregg Allman Band (NOT the Allman Brothers.)
    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonk
  2. Don't take advantage of me
  3. Mad dog
  4. I smell trouble
  5. Highway 61 Revisited
  6. Johnny B. Goode
  7. It's all over now
  8. Soul man [with special guests by Edgar Winter]

Summer 1985: Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA

 Johnny Winter and Jon Paris Pittsburgh 1985
   Johnny Winter and Jon Paris Pittsburgh 1985

 

 

Saturday, 29 June 1985: Houston ( "Soul Man" feat. Edgar Winter on sax)

RAG: August 1985

Johnny Winter Rag Magazine August 1985 RAG Magazine 1985
   

 

Saturday, 24 August 1985: CNE Grandstand, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonk
  2. Sound the bell [one of the first live renditions of this one, rockier as ever]
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. I smell trouble
  6. Jumpin' jack flash
  7. Johnny B. Goode
  8. Highway 61 Revisited

Sunday, 25 August 1985: "Super Ex", Landsdowne Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  1. Succotash
  2. Sound the bell
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. I smell trouble
  6. Jumpin' jack flash
  7. Johnny b. goode
  8. Highway 61 revisited

Guitar World, Sep 1985

Article in Guitar World September 1986: Jamming with Jimi

 

Wednesday, 4 September 1985: The Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts

    Setlist:
  1. Honky tonk
  2. Sound the bell
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. Mad dog
  5. My time after while [probably the first JW live version of this song; Jon Paris on harmonica]
  6. Jumpin' jack flash
  7. Johnny B. Goode
  8. Highway 61 revisited

Friday, 11 October 1985: Chestnut Cabaret Phila PA

  1. Hideaway
  2. Sound The Bell
  3. Don't Take Advantage Of Me, cut in show -broken bass guitar
  4. Unseen Eye
  5. My Time After A While
  6. Bony Moronie
  7. Highway 61
  8. Murdering Blues
  9. Johnny B. Goode
  10. It's All Over Now

Guitar World, Nov 1985

Cover: SRV Article & Photos: Johnny Winter Do Play Rock and Roll

Saturday, 30 November 1985: Arcadia Theatre Dallas, special guests: Smokin Joe Kubek

    Setlist:
  1. Succotash
  2. Sound the bell medley:
  3. Give it back
  4. Boot hill
  5. Don't take advantage of me
  6. Unseen eye
  7. My time after awhile
  8. Johnny b. goode
  9. Highway 61 revisited
30 Nov 1985: Arcadia Theatre Dallas, special guests: Smokin Joe Kubek

Guitar Player, December 1985

Annual Readership Poll Results for 1970-85, Johnny under Electric Blues for 77-79
Review: Serious Business

Record, December 1985

Review: Serious Business

December 1985:

  1. Succotash [Extended 12 Minutes Version]
  2. Sound The Bell
  3. Mad Dog
  4. Don't Take Advantage Of Me
  5. My Time After Awhile
  6. Good Time Woman [Very Rare Rendition]
  7. Johnny B. Goode
  8. Encore: Please Come Home For Christmas

Sunday, 8 December 1985: Portland, Oregon

    Set List:
  1. Succotash
  2. Sound the bell
  3. Don't take advantage of me
  4. My time after awhile
  5. Highway 61 revisited
  6. Johnny b. goode
  7. It ain't your business
  8. Pplease come home for Christmas

Wednesday, 18 December 1985: Starry Night, Portland, OR

D.I.R Radio Monday, 30 December 1985

Blues Power with Johnny and Edgar Winter, tunes broadcasted:

  1. Leavin' Blues - Johnny Winter
  2. I'm yours and I'm Hers - Johnny Winter
  3. Rock and Roll Medley - Johnny Winter
  4. Johnny B. Goode - Johnny Winter
  5. Jumpin' Jack Flash - Johnny Winter
  6. Still Alive and Well - Johnny Winter
  7. Tobacco Road - Edgar Winter
  8. Rocket 88 - Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, James Cotton
  9. Mojo Working - Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, James Cotton
  10. Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo - Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter on D.I.R Radio 1985
Johnny Winter D.I.R Radio 1985 Johnny Winter D.I.R Radio 1985
 

 

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