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Legendary blues musician Buddy Guy discusses his early musical influences and his very first guitar.
Legendary blues musician Buddy Guy discusses his first time in Chicago and the blues scene in the 1950s.
Legendary blues musician Buddy Guy discusses what the blues has meant in his life.
Legendary blues musician Buddy Guy discusses how British rock stars were influenced by American blues musicians.
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Several popular rock artists, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Jeff Beck, cite Guy as a major musical inspiration. Guy's popularity diminished a bit in the late '80s, but his career was revitalized in the '90s with three Grammy Award-winning albums: Damn Right, I've Got the Blues (1991), Feels Like Rain (1993) and Slippin' In (1994).
Guy has continued to make music in the 21st century, working with such contemporary artists as Carlos Santana and John Mayer. In 2003, he released Blues Singer, an acoustic album featuring renditions of some of Guy's favorite songs, including Skip James covers and Son House covers. In 2005, Guy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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