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J.B. Lenoir, Buddy Guy, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Big Mama Thornton et al: Fairfield Hall, Croydon

Live Review by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 21 October 1965

WHEN EIGHT blues artistes leap about a stage, blowing harmonicas, thumping drums and piano, playing guitars and singing and shouting their song, it is impossible ...

Electric Flag; Freddie King; Buddy Guy: Fillmore West, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 10 July 1968

Lots of Room at Fillmore West ...

Jefferson Airplane, Buddy Guy: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 2 December 1968

Psychedelic Music Still Keeps The Jefferson Airplane Flying ...

Buddy Guy, Albert King, King Curtis: Village Gate, New York City

Live Review by Ian Dove, Billboard, 15 February 1969

NEW YORK — The world of music moves closer as the long-established jazz spot, the Village Gate, took a brief weekend — but possibly regular ...

The Men Who Make The Blues: Buddy Guy

Profile and Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 5 July 1969

BUDDY GUY is one of the younger generation of blues-men who is helping to carry the music to the younger generation of listeners. ...

Albums from Creedence Clearwater Revival, Howlin' Wolf et al

Review by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, August 1969

BAYOU COUNTRY is the second album by Creedence Clearwater Revival and they are undoubtedly the most joyful, exciting rock and roll band since Little Richard. ...

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells: Why Are These Guys Grinning?

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 5 August 1978

...They've been 'between contracts' since 1969, there's hardly any such thing as a black audience for their music and on their recent visit to London ...

Buddy Guy: The Complete Chess Studio Recordings

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Chess Records, January 1992

THE BEST measure of Buddy Guy's talents as a bluesman could well be the fact that he's been presiding over the most distinguished fan club ...

George Benson, Buddy Guy: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 15 November 1994

Blues for Guy as Benson frets ...

Buddy Guy: The Complete Chess Studio Sessions

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Chess, 1997

THE BEST measure of Buddy Guy's talents as a bluesman could well be the fact that he's been presiding over the most distinguished fan club ...

Buddy Guy/John Lee Hooker: Temecula, Ca.

Live Review by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, June 1998

TO GET TO Temecula, Calif., head southeast from Los Angeles, traverse a ring of mountains, skirt a lake and then stop, mercifully, before Arizona. ...

Buddy Guy: A Bluesman for All Seasons

Profile and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2001

FOR THE SOUTHERN rail traveler, The City of New Orleans runs from the Crescent City on the Gulf up through the Mississippi state capitol of ...

Buddy Guy Reinvents Hill-Country Blues

Report by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, 21 July 2001

A trip to an Oxford, Miss., studio results in a stunning album by one of the last living bluesmen ...

Buddy Guy, Blues Singer

Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Guitar World Acoustic, June 2003

"WHEN I FIRST heard of the electric guitar, I thought somebody was bullshittin' me," says George "Buddy" Guy. "We lived so far in the country ...

Buddy Guy Brings It All Back Home

Report and Interview by Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, January 2004

LEGEND HAS IT that when novelist William Faulkner, who sometimes did hack work in Hollywood, was writing the screenplay for Land of the Pharaohs, he ...

Buddy Guy: Can't Quit The Blues **** ½

Review by Jeff Tamarkin,, 2006

LEGEND STATUS CAME LATE to Buddy Guy, so it shouldn't be surprising that this is the first box set devoted to the blues giant's work. ...

Eric Clapton: The Return of God

Profile and Interview by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, September 2008

To the faithful, Eric Clapton's guitar playing has always been sacred. But in 2008, from a Blind Faith reunion to a host of blazing session ...

Buddy Guy on his autobiography

Interview by Alan Light,, June 2012

"A LOT OF people have the blues and don't even know they got it," says Buddy Guy. "But just keep living and you'll figure out ...

Take The Music Seriously: An Interview with Peter Guralnick, 20th August, 2009

Book Excerpt by Maud Berthomier, 'Encore Plus De Bruit' (Éditions Tristram), 2019

"Because in the end to me, even today, it's never entirely clear exactly what any interview is about. Sometimes, the most important thing in an ...

My Time After Awhile: Buddy Guy's Long Apprenticeship

Review by Geoffrey Himes, The Coda Collection, February 2021

BUDDY GUY turned 84 in 2020, and he's been a blues legend for a long time. It's a good thing he's lasted so long, because ...


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