Today the legendary blues guitarist, singer, musician Buddy Guy is turning 85 years old, born in Lettsworth (Louisiana). Although his music is often labeled as ‘Chicago blues’, his style is unique and unclassifiable. It can vary from the deepest and traditional blues to unpredictable and radical amalgams of blues, soul, free jazz and progressive rock that mutate in each performance of Guy. Clapton considers him “the best guitarist alive”.
Here’s an exclusive clip of Buddy Guy’s incredible performance of “Damn Right, I’ve Got the Blues!