The Blues Don’t Lie: The Story of Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy has been playing professionally since the mid-1950s and is still active at 86 years old
He has won 8 Grammy awards, a Lifetime Achievement award, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Centre Honors
His song "Stone Crazy" was ranked 78th in Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time
Eric Clapton has referred to Buddy Guy as "without a doubt the best guitar player alive"
Buddy Guy is considered a showman, known for his intensity, virtuosity on the guitar, and powerful voice
He has inspired a generation of guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, and John Mayer
Chicago is considered the home of the blues, and there is a famous club in the city called Buddy's Legends Club
In 2005, Buddy Guy was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
In his acceptance speech, Buddy Guy said "If you don't think you have the blues, just keep living."
Today, Buddy Guy is considered a symbol of beautiful music and continues to inspire new generations of blues musicians.
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