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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 eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck 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 30th 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.[6] His autobiography, When I Left Home: My Story, was published in 2012.

George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck 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 30th 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.[6] His autobiography, When I Left Home: My Story, was published in 2012.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1936-07-30

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The American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1969, Vol. 3
Carlos Santana Plays Blues At Montreux 2004
Buddy Guy at Vienne
Eric Clapton & Buddy Guy - South Bank Session as Himself
Blues at the BBC as Himself
Buddy Guy Marciac Festival as Himself
Live: Real Deal With Ge Smith & Sni Band as Self
2016 North Sea Jazz Highlights as Guitar
2016 Jazz at the White House as Himself
2016 Two Trains Runnin' as Himself
2015 Keith Richards: Under the Influence as Himself
2014 John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly
2013 Buddy Guy Live From Red Rocks 2013
2013 Buddy Guy - Front and Center 2013 as Guitar & Vocals
2010 Buddy Guy - Guitar Center Sessions as Guitar
2010 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010
2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts as Himself
2009 In the Electric Mist as Sam 'Hogman' Patin
2008 Buddy Guy: Live At Montreux 2004 as guitar, vocals
2008 Buddy Guy - Estival Jazz Lugano as Himself
2008 Buddy Guy: Live at Estival Jazz Lugano
2008 Shine a Light as Himself
2007 Junior Wells & Buddy Guy Live at Nightstage
2007 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 as Himself
2007 Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing, Live as Lui même
2006 Buddy Guy Can't Quit The Blues as Himself
2006 Buddy Guy Live The Real Deal as Himself
2005 Buddy Guy Teachin' The Blues as Himself
2004 John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers: Jammin' with the Blues Greats as Himself
2004 Carlos Santana Presents Blues at Montreux 2004 as Himself
2004 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival
2004 Don't Start Me Talkin: The Junior Wells Story as Himself
2004 Lightning in a Bottle
2004 Antone's: Home of the Blues as Performer
2004 Muddy Waters: Messin' With The Blues as Self
2004 The History Of Rock 'n' Roll (10 episodes) as Self
2003 John Lee Hooker: That's My Story
2003 Soundstage (1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2003 Mountain Stage Blues Special as Himself
1999 Blues Masters
1996 A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan as Himself
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode)
1975 Austin City Limits (2 episodes)
1972 Chicago Blues
1969 Supershow as Himself
1959 The Grammy Awards (1 episode)

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