Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy



George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936)[2] is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck 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 30th in Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".[3] His song "Stone Crazy" was ranked 78th in the Rolling Stone list of the "100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time".[4] Clapton once described him as "the best guitar player alive".[5]

In 1999 Guy wrote the book Damn Right I've Got the Blues, with Donald Wilcock.[6] Guy's autobiography, When I Left Home: My Story, was published in 2012.[7]



Born to Play Guitar
Born to Play Guitar is the 17th studio album from blues guitarist Buddy Guy, released in 2015.
Rhythm & Blues
Rhythm & Blues is the 16th studio album by American blues musician Buddy Guy.
Living Proof
Living Proof is Buddy Guy's 15th studio album.
Skin Deep
Skin Deep is the 14th studio album by blues musician Buddy Guy, released in 2008.

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