Buddy Guy is a five-time Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist and singer, who has influenced, amongst others, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton.
Originally from Louisiana, he moved north to be influenced by Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, and developed a passionate, driving guitar style that made him a hero for blues-rockers from Eric Clapton to Jimmy Page.
He is the recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, his incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 7 Grammy Awards, 35 Blues Music Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, NARM Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards’ Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to name a few.
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