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!

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.