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Buddy Guy

Guy in a 2008 performance
Background information
Birth name George Guy
Born July 30, 1936 (1936-07-30) (age 83)
Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Chicago blues, electric blues
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1953–present
Labels RCA, Cobra, Chess, Delmark, Silvertone, MCA, Atlantic, MPS, Charly, Zomba Music Group, Jive, Vanguard, JSP Records, Rhino Records, Purple Pyramid, Flyright, AIM Recording Co., Alligator Records, Blues Ball Records
Associated acts Junior Wells
Notable instruments
Fender Buddy Guy Signature Stratocaster

George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer. He worked with other musicians such as Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He is known for his music such as Slipin' In and Feels Like Rain.

Guy was born on July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana.[1] He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was married to Jennifer Guy from 1991 until they divorced in 2002.


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