George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of the Chicago blues and has influenced blues guitarists Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In the 1960s Guy was a member of Muddy Waters' band and...Wikipedia
Born: 30th July, 1936, Lettsworth, Louisiana
Height: Height Unknown
LED ZEPPELIN To Guest On 'Late Show With David Letterman' - Nov. 30, 2012
On December 3, LED ZEPPELIN members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will guest on the "Late Show With David Letterman" when the program broadcasts from Washington D.C.
LED ZEPPELIN, along with Letterman, are among the seven individuals who will receive the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors. Other recipients to be honored at the 35th annual national celebration of the arts are: bluesman Buddy Guy, actor and director Dustin Hoffman and ballerina Natalia... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
Fri Aug 1, 4:58 AM ET
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - While teen idol Miley Cyrus was grabbing all the attention on the U.S. pop chart this week with her third No. 1 album in two years, 72-year-old blues guitarist Buddy Guy also had cause for celebration.
His new album, "Skin Deep," opened at No. 68, his highest position to date on the Billboard 200. His previous best was the No. 136 peak for his first chart entry, 1991`s "Damn Right, I`ve Got the Blues."
Guy started recording in 1957, but his early career was stymied by under appreciative... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
Keith Richards wants to open a guitar museum.
The Rolling Stones guitarist has a collection of around 3,000 guitars and is considering showing them off to the public because he doesn`t have the time to play all of them.
The 64-year-old rocker said: "I`ve probably got too many. I have 3,000 guitars and only one pair of hands. It`s an incredible collection of beautiful instruments but I only play about ten of them, and guitars have to be played. Maybe I will give them away or make a museum."
Richards has also considered giving away some of his instruments as... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
Once I was checking to hotel and a couple saw my ring with Blues on it. They said, `You play blues. That music is so sad.` I gave them tickets to the show, and they came up afterwards and said, `You didn`t play one sad song.`
Listen to the lyrics - we`re singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!