Brothers Johnny and Edgar Winter started performing together as teens. The
brothers were members of several groups that were featured in
clubs and bars.
Edgar abandoned music, when he decided to attend college. He later agreed
to play saxophone in a local jazz band.
In 1969, Edgar rejoined his brother. The following year, he issued
Entrance. He then formed an R & B revue called Edgar Winter's White Trash,
with a live set
Edgar formed a slimmer group, whose members included Dan Heartman (vocals),
Ronnie Montrose (guitar) and Chuck Ruff (drums).
The artist made his only million selling album entitled They Only Come Out
at Night, which included the track "Free Ride." This selection also
includes the instrumental
"Frankenstein," which became a popular single.
The album entitled Shock Treatment and subsequent releases failed to
sustain the singer's popularity,