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Guy, Buddy

Works: 849 works in 1,975 publications in 4 languages and 25,533 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Rock music  Rock concert films  Drama  Biography  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Concert films  Blues-rock music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Other, Lyricist, Interviewee, Conductor, Musician, Author of introduction, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: M1630.18.G89, 781.66
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Buddy Guy
Shine a light by Rolling Stones( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live concert by British rock band The Rolling Stones, in support of their 2005 studio album "A bigger bang"
In the electric mist by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster 'Baby Feet' Balboni. Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance
Shine a light by Rolling Stones( Recording )

15 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack of the concert film, Shine a light, directed by Martin Scorsese
Living proof by Buddy Guy( Recording )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features special guests B.B. King and Carlos Santana. The first single, Stay Around a Little Longer, finds Buddy working the first time with the legendary B.B King on a studio release
Born to play guitar by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary blues icon Buddy Guy returns with the follow-up to his 2013 album, Rhythm and Blues. Joining him here are such guests as Van Morrison, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Joss Stone, and Kim Wilson
Festival express by Janis Joplin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer of 1970, a series of music festivals took place across Canada. After the first festival in Toronto, the musicians, their roadies and a film crew traveled by private train to the remaining festivals in Winnipeg and Calgary. This is the story of the Festival Express. The tour was a financial flop, and thanks of a fight between the festival promoters and the film producers, no film was edited or exhibited. So this film is, in effect, a brand new film from 1970. If the tour itself was not a success, the party that accompanied it became legend: take one private train, add eight bands full of talented musicians get impromptu jams fueled by drugs and liquor in every car. The main attraction is two now deceased headliners, Janis Joplin and Jerry Garcia, seen both on stage and off. Filmed only two months before Joplin's death, the sequences involving her are truly electrifying and capture her at the height of her self-consuming talent. The Grateful Dead are captured while in the midst of recording and releasing its two essential albums (Workingman's Dead and American Beauty). It captures a pure moment in time when musical hearts and minds beat as one, when musicians of all stripes--without benefit of publicists, handlers, or security goons--came together to work and play hard and leave behind one damn fine-looking corpse
Damn right, I've got the blues by Buddy Guy( Recording )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This album showed all sides of Guy's talent, the blues singer, the soul master and the unbelievably gifted guitarist. Guest appearances from Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and John Porter
Lightning in a bottle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 musicians gather in New York City to celebrate 100 years of the blues in this Blues Music Foundation benefit concert
Sweet tea by Buddy Guy( Recording )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last man standing by Jerry Lee Lewis( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It often seems like there are only two ways for rock, country, and blues veterans to launch comebacks when they're senior citizens: confront mortality head on or surround yourself with superstar guests to help carry you through a half-hearted stroll through your back catalog, scattering a few new tunes along the way. At first glance, Jerry Lee Lewis' Last Man Standing seems to fall into both categories: the title suggests that Jerry Lee is in the mood to take a long look back, and certainly the very concept of the album -- pairing Lewis with 21 other stars for a succession of duets, often on material that his guests either wrote or made famous -- seems like a typical superstar duet record. But the Killer has never been predictable, and nowhere is that truer than it is here, where Jerry Lee treats Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, John Fogerty, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Page, and 16 other stars as he treated the Nashville Teens at {the Star Club in 1964 -- as game amateurs who have to sprint to keep up with the master. This is the only guest-studded superstar album where all the guests bend to the will of the main act, who dominates the proceedings in every conceivable way. Jerry Lee doesn't just run the guests ragged; he turns their songs inside out, too -- and nowhere is that clearer than on the opening "Rock and Roll," the Led Zeppelin classic that is now stripped of its signature riff and sounds as if it were a lost gem dug out of the Sun vaults. Far from struggling with this, Jimmy Page embraces it, following the Killer as he runs off on his own course -- he turns into support, and the rest of other 20 guests follow suit (with the possible exception of Kid Rock, who sounds like the party guest who won't go home on an otherwise strong version of "Honky Tonk Woman"). The label might sell Last Man Standing on the backs of the duet partners -- after all, it's awful hard to drum up interest in a record by a 71-year-old man no matter how great he is, so you need a hook like superstars -- but the album by no stretch of the imagination belongs to them. This is completely Jerry Lee's show from the second that he calls out, "It's been a long time since I rock & rolled," at the beginning of the record -- and those are true words, since he hasn't rocked on record in a long, long time. Ten years ago he cut the Andy Paley-produced Young Blood, but that was a typically tasteful self-conscious comeback record; it was driven as much by the producer's conception of the artist as it was the artist himself. The opposite is true here, where the production is simple and transparent, never interfering with the performances; it has the welcome effect of making it sound like there is simply no way to tame Jerry Lee, even though he's now in his seventies. And that doesn't mean that this is merely a hard-rocking record, although "Rock and Roll," "Pink Cadillac," and "Travelin' Band" do indeed rock harder than anything he's done since the '70s -- so hard that they stand proudly next to his classic Sun records, even if they don't have the unbridled fire of those peerless sides. No, this album touches on everything that Jerry Lee has done musically through his career, as the furious rock & roll is balanced by pure hardcore country, piledriving boogie-woogie, rambling blues, old-timey folk songs, and, especially, reinterpretations of familiar songs that are so thoroughly reimagined they seem like they were written specifically for Jerry Lee. And he does this the same way he's always done it: by singing and playing the hell out of the songs. His phrasing remains original and unpredictable, twisting phrases in unexpected ways -- and, yes, throwing his name into the mix frequently, too -- and his piano is equally vigorous and vital. This is a record that stays true to his music, and in doing so, it's not so much a comeback as it is a summation: a final testament from a true American original, one that explains exactly why he's important. But that makes Last Man Standing sound too serious, as if it were one of those self-consciously morbid Johnny Cash records -- no, this is a record that celebrates life, both in its joys and sorrows, and it's hard not to see it as nothing short of inspiring. Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Rhythm & blues by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rhythm disc includes rhythm and blues-style blues with deep grooves, such as the Junior Wells' 1960 hit 'Messin With The Kid' featuring Kid Rock, the touching 'One Day Away' with Keith Urban, and 'What You're Gonna Do About Me, ' a rousing duet with Beth Hart. The Blues disc taps into the genre's rich history with 'Meet Me In Chicago, ' I Could Die Happy, ' 'Never Gonna Change' and All That Makes Me Happy Is the Blues.'
Blues singer by Buddy Guy( Recording )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 25th anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc features live and previously unseen performances, and includes the 2009 celebration of the Hall's silver anniversary, marked by two all-star New York Concerts that aired on HBO. Features U2 performing with Fergie and Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen with John Fogerty, Metallica, Aretha Franklin, and more
Hoodoo man blues by Junior Wells( Recording )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior Wells and his Chicago Blues Band capture the energy and vibe from a smoky blues club in the studio with their 1965 session
Skin deep by Buddy Guy( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues icon Buddy Guy is joined by a stellar list of guest artists on his 2008 album, including Eric Clapton, Susan Tedeschi, and Robert Randolph
The story of Chess Records by John Collis( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Chess Records, tracing the evolution of the label, and discussing its role in introducing African-American music to white America
Eric Clapton : Crossroads Guitar Festival( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June 2004, some of the greatest living guitar players and their bands gathered at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas for a three day festival. Features: Eric Clapton, BB King, James Taylor, Joe Walsh, John Mayer, Santana, ZZ TOP and many, many more
Crossroads. Eric Clapton guitar festival by Eric Clapton( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time ever, audio highlights from the festival on CD and featuring 29 tracks
Damn right I've got the blues : Buddy Guy and the blues roots of rock-and-roll by Donald E Wilcock( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossroads by Tamra Davis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Clapton headlines a festival featuring some of the world's greatest guitar players including Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, and more
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