The Beaumont native strapped keyboards around his neck and let his synthesizer wail. Then the drums pounded. Pretty soon the guitar was screaming and the bass was thumping. Before it ended, Mr. Winter had done a drum duel and played his trusty saxophone midway through the tune.
At 61, Edgar Winter, still sporting his long white hair and beard on his albino skin, remains a marvel to watch.
The cosmic sound effects, a signature aspect of the influential instrumental rock staple, led us back to the stomping groove characterizing the enduring 1973 hit.
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