Taylor Hawkins Posthumously Sings on Cowl Tune by Edgar Winter


Late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has been posthumously featured on “Guess I will Go Away,” a Johnny Winter cowl tune by his brother Edgar Winter.

The tune seems on Edgar’s new album, Brother Johnny, which options an array of visitors, together with Ringo Starr, Michael McDonald, Joe Walsh, Steve Lukather, Warren Haynes, Derek Vehicles, Joe Bonamassa and Gregg Bissonette, in addition to the aforementioned Hawkins.

The document serves as a tribute to Johnny Winter, Edgar’s older brother who died in 2014 and, sadly, Hawkins unexpectedly died hours earlier than a Foo Fighters live performance in Columbia on March 25, which makes his look on “Guess I will Go Away” slightly poignant.

“He mentioned, ‘I simply wanna get on the market and rock,’ and rock he did… I listened to it final night time and could not assist however cry,” Winter advised Rolling Stone. “It is a tune concerning the lure of intercourse, the hazard of medication, and the love of rock ‘n’ roll,” he continued, and additional defined, “Johnny wrote it across the time of his first rehab, and it expresses emotions nearly everybody I do know has been by in a technique or one other. I might guess (like most all musicians) Taylor could not assist however establish with it.”

“All I do know is he put his complete coronary heart and soul into it, and I’m so unhappy that I by no means discovered a technique to thank him correctly as he so deeply and profoundly deserved. The title of the tune is ‘Guess I will Go Away.’ Now, each Johnny and Taylor have gone a method nobody can know, however which all of us someday should journey. Though I do know Johnny has departed this world, I nonetheless consider and converse to him each day, and can now see Taylor’s face alongside his,” Winter concluded.

The tune first appeared on the 1970 album Johnny Winter And, the fourth studio album by Johnny Winter and, though Hawkins and Edgar by no means met in particular person, the duvet model has such palpable vitality that it feels as if the 2 minimize it dwell within the studio. Hawkins even refused to just accept any monetary compensation for guesting on the monitor.

Take heed to “Guess I will Go Away” additional down the web page.

Following information of Hawkins’ tragic passing, numerous musicians flooded social media with tributes to the drummer and warmly remembered his giving spirit and radiant character. He was simply 50 years outdated.

Edgar Winter, “Guess I will Go Away” (Johnny Winter Cowl) Lyrics (by way of AZLyrics)

Cannot cease occupied with you
Questioning why you are not round
Cannot hold doing with out you
Pack my issues and depart this city
I have been occupied with you
Cannot hold doing with out you
Getting drained, not feeling higher

Ain’t acquired time to indicate you
Woman, how properly I do know you

I suppose I will go away

Hey, hey, hey

Cannot hold ready on you
Time passes, I need you extra
Time to leap upon you
Darling what are you wating for
Cannot hold ready on you
I am gonna leap upon you
Getting time for revolution


Ain’t acquired time for enjoying
Similar to I have been saying
I suppose I will go away


Ain’t gonna put me by it
I haven’t got to dwell this fashion
You possibly can’t maintain me to it
Gonna make my get away
Ain’t gonna put me by it
You possibly can’t maintain me to it
Cannot get no satisfaction

All the pieces you are doing
Drivin’ me to spoil

I suppose I will go away

Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

Edgar Winter, “Guess It will Go Away” ft. Taylor Hawkins (Johnny Winter cowl)

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