Happy 83rd Birthday to The Greatest Living Blues Artist: Buddy Guy (Watch “Out of Sight” Live ’65)

Happy 83rd birthday to blues legend Buddy Guy who was born on 7/30/36. As a leader in the Chicago electric blues, Buddy has influenced legions of guitarists including Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix. Muddy Waters discovered Buddy while playing at clubs in Chicago, and helped him find work at the 708 Club and from there on Buddy became renowned. Buddy recorded hits from the 1960s through the ’80s, has won six Grammys and still tours actively today, where you can find him leaving the stage and playing inside the crowd each show. Watch Buddy perform “Out of Sight” live in 1965.

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4 Responses

  1. listen to his latest album and you’ll hear that he’s not resting on his laurels and is still exploring. he’s the real deal, not the same old, same old.

  2. Happy Birthday Buddy! This man has played the blues so damn funky all these years, people will be smellin’ it til the end of time.

  3. I had the joy and honor of seeing Buddy perform last night on his birthday at Meadowbrook (Michigan) freaking amazing!

  4. Someday all you Jayzees,Beyonces,Taylors,KPerrys,and all the rest will learn what REAL MUSIC sounds like,and when you do,
    you will gain appreciation for A TRUE GENTLEMAN,A TRUE MUSICIAN, & A TRUE BLUESMAN like Mr. Buddy Guy.

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