Blues singer

Buddy Guy (performer)
Blues singer
Buddy Guy
Sony, 2011
1 cd
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Bekroningen in de categorieën: "Best Traditional Blues Album" (Grammy) en "Acoustic album of the year " en "Album of the year" (W.C. Handy Blues)
0828765346825 (Silvertone Records)

About Buddy Guy

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George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark Jr. and John Mayer. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with the harmonica player Junior Wells.

Guy was ranked 23rd in Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". His song "Stone Crazy" was ranked 78th in the Rolling Stone list of the "100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time". Clapton once described him as "the best guitar player alive". In 1999, Guy wrote the book Damn Right I've Got the Blues, with Donald Wilcock. His autobiography, When I Left Home: My Story, was published in 2012.

Early life

Guy was born and raised in Lettsworth, L…Read more on Wikipedia