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The blues is alive and well

Buddy Guy (performer)
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The blues is alive and well
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The blues is alive and well The blues is alive and well

The blues is alive and well

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Title
The blues is alive and well
Performer
Buddy Guy
Publisher
Silvertone, 2018
1 cd
Playing time
01:04:04
EAN
0190758124728
CDR
JAX7595
Placing suggestion
70 - Blues (NBLC) J2 - Blues, gospel en spirituals (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

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 who has influenced generations of 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 session guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with blues harp virtuoso Junior Wells. His popularity did not go mainstream until his promotion by major rockstars finally took hold in the late 1980s.

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 Stor…Read more on Wikipedia