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A Man & the Blues by Buddy Guy

A Man & the Blues by Buddy Guy

Album Review

The guitarist’s first album away from Chess — and to be truthful, it sounds as though it could have been cut at 2120 S. Michigan, with Guy’s deliciously understated guitar work and a tight combo anchored by three saxes and pianist Otis Spann laying down tough grooves on the vicious “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” “I Can’t Quit the Blues,” and an exultant cover of Mercy Dee’s “One Room Country Shack.”

Biography

Born: July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, LA

Genre: Blues

Years Active: ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, ’00s, ’10s

Buddy Guy is one of the most celebrated blues guitarists of his generation (and arguably the most celebrated), possessing a sound and style that embodied the traditions of classic Chicago blues while also embracing the fire and flash of rock & roll. Guy spent much of his career as a well-regarded journeymen, cited as a modern master by contemporary blues fans but not breaking through to a larger audience, before he finally caught the brass ring in the 1990s and released a series of albums that made…

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