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Buddy Guy To Release New Album “Born To Play Guitar” July 31

Buddy Guy, the legendary award winning blues icon, will release his brand new studio album Born To Play Guitar on July 31st via RCA Records.  The follow-up to his 2013 double disc release, Rhythm & Blues, which debuted at #1 …
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Buddy Guy – Rhythm & Blues

There’s a saying that usually comes up when one is discussing May-December romances – “Age Is Just A Number.” That could also apply to the music business. Legendary Grammy winning blues man Buddy Guy just turned 76 years old. That being said, you definitely can’t tell it on this double-disc collection that showcases an artist still at the top of his game – doing it as well as anyone else. Disc one kicks off…
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Buddy Guy’s “Rhythm & Blues” Debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Blues Albums Chart

Blues icon and six-time Grammy-Award winning RCA Records recording artist BUDDY GUY breaks his own sales record as hisnewcritically acclaimed double-disc album Rhythm & Blues debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top Blues Albums chart and #27 on the Top …
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Legendary Bluesman Buddy Guy To Release New Album Rhythm & Blues On July 30th

Six-time Grammy Award winner and 2012 Kennedy Center Honoree Buddy Guy will release his new studio album Rhythm & Blues on July 30th on RCA Records.  The follow-up to his 2010 Grammy Award winning album Living Proof, this double-disc masterpiece …
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NARM to Present Blues Legend Buddy Guy with Chairman’s Award at Music Biz 2013

NARM, the music business association, has named master bluesman Buddy Guy, a six-time Grammy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Kennedy Center honoree, the recipient of its prestigious Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement. The Award celebrates …
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Beth Hart’s Show-Stopping Kennedy Center Honors Performance

You may have tuned into the recent 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors to see the Led Zeppelin or David Letterman tributes, but the Beth Hart/Jeff Beck musical salute to blues legend Buddy Guy was the surprise show-stopping moment.  No one expected …
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Concert Review: Blues Legend Buddy Guy Still Impressing At 75

Over the past few decades there has been a tendency by blues fans (as well as writers who cover the genre) to seek out the next great electric guitar hero. Since the tragic death of Stevie Ray Vaughan in August 1990, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang, Joe Bonamassa, even John Mayer have all been championed to fill that elusive role. While those relative newcomers have their own ways to excite (my money’s on Bonamassa to be the most lasting and…
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