Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy
File:Buddy Guy 2008.jpg
Guy in a 2008 performance
Background information
Birth nameGeorge Guy
Born (1936-07-30) July 30, 1936 (age 83)
Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States
OriginChicago, Illinois, United States
GenresChicago blues, electric blues
OccupationsMusician, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1953–present
LabelsRCA, 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 actsJunior Wells
Notable instruments
Fender Buddy Guy Signature Stratocaster
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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.


  1. "Buddy Guy". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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