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Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy (born George Guy, July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana) is an American blues music and rock music guitarist, as well as a singer. Known as an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix and other 1960s blues and rock legends, Guy is considered as an important proponent of Chicago blues made famous by Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. He has influenced both widely known and local blues guitarists. Guy is known for his showmanship; for example, he plays with drumsticks and walks into the audience whilst playing .



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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...




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On 12/11/19 @6pm, Thaddeus Krolicki and I'll make music at Buddy Guy's Legends dinner set.

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i'm absolutely devastated. the guy who showed me what real music was, who never hid away from his emotions in his s…

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@neloxmusic_ First impression: actually a nice guy Your nickname in my head: nelo Closeness ratings [1-10]: 2.3 D…

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@crockpics: Jimi Hendrix watching Buddy Guy perform at a charity event for Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968

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@JohnMayer your performance with buddy guy "what kind of woman is this" is why music transcends humans to the nooge…

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Re Yahoo. An anonymous eastern looking guy wearing Buddy Holly glasses advocating the impeachment of a U.S. Preside…

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@Ryddler3 First Impression: this guy must think its comedy hour in here Your nickname in my head: riddler Closeness…

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