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Buddy Guy

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Buddy Guy has been called the greatest blues guitarist of all time, influencing Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, among others, and he’s the living embodiment of Chicago blues. In his new memoir, When I Left Home, Guy tells of moving from rural Louisiana to Chicago in the 1950s, the blues masters he played with, and the evolving culture of music that happened all around him.

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Comments [8]

Joel Friedland from Forest Hills, NY

Buddy Guy had a very tough, very poor childhood. He's now an emotionally mature adult with strong character. He doesn't have a lot of schooling or a lot of airs. He just sounds like a good man who does good works in the world.

How good the world would be if all of us could be as emotionally strong and as caring as Buddy Guy.

Jun. 08 2012 09:38 PM
Cloudy McNoggin from Earth

Now THAT was an interview! An extremely knowledgeable host, a legendary guest with a mind like a steel trap and an awesome perspective on history. Only complaint? Too short!

Jun. 08 2012 12:24 PM
sarah

He's also going to be at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ this Saturday!

http://www.wellmonttheatre.com/event/94371

Jun. 07 2012 01:01 PM
The Truth from Becky

Good interview.

Jun. 07 2012 12:59 PM
Sophie from Poughkeepsie, NY

Great story teller. I'm really enjoying this interview. Thanks again.

Jun. 07 2012 12:52 PM
Capper from NYC

Amazing interview. What great stories!!
Thanks Buddy Guy.

Jun. 07 2012 12:50 PM
C.E. Connelly from Manhattan

Can you ask him about the session for the first Junior Wells album. Buddy Guy's playing is very restrained on the record. How did the session come about? Was the way he played Buddy Guy's idea?

Jun. 07 2012 12:49 PM
Sophie from Poughkeepsie, NY

Grew listening to Buddy Guy and Neil Young. Super to have these two artists back to back. Thank you!

Jun. 07 2012 12:39 PM

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