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Johnny Winter's Final Studio Recording, "Death Letter" — Music Video Premiere

A touching new music video for "Death Letter," a track off Johnny Winter's final album, Step Back, has made its way to the interwebs, and you can check it out below.

The song turned out to be Winter's final studio recording.

The clip, which was directed by Greg Olliver, opens at Carriage House Studios in Stamford, Connecticut, where Winter can be seen shuffling up to a mic, settling onto a stool, slipping on a slide and laying into the classic Son House tune.

As the video unfolds, we get a glimpse into Winter's life on the road as he greets fans, signs autographs and performs around the world.

Winter died July 16 at age 70. Step Back was released September 2.

Check out the clip below. As always, tell us what you think in the comments or on Facebook!

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.