Post Tagged with: "Buddy Guy"

Something Else! sneak peek: Eric Clapton – Crossroads Guitar Festival (2013)

The summer music festival season is rapidly coming to a close, but those not wanting to brave iffy weather should head to select movie theaters on August 13, 2013. Nearly 500 cinemas will showcase Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013

Buddy Guy – Rhythm and Blues (2013)

Buddy Guy – Rhythm and Blues (2013)

For all of the big-name guests here, Rhythm and Blues still crackles with the most energy when Buddy Guy stands alone at the mic. Luckily, his forthcoming RCA project is a double album — so there’s plenty of both.

‘The passion and the drama': Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page pays tribute to fellow Kennedy Center honoree Buddy Guy

Led Zeppelin, appearing last night on David Letterman’s television program, paid tribute to fellow Kennedy Center honoree Buddy Guy — with Jimmy Page enthusing about Guy’s “out of this world” guitar style.

Vinyl reissues on tap for Buddy Guy's Stone Crazy, Professor Longhair's Crawfish Fiesta

Buddy Guy’s Stone Crazy and Professor Longhair’s Crawfish Fiesta, both out of print for decades, will be remastered for 180-gram vinyl reissues.

Billy Boy Arnold, Matt 'Guitar' Murphy, Doc Pomus and Allen Toussaint to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame tonight

Billy Boy Arnold, Mike Bloomfield, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Doc Pomus and Allen Toussaint lead the 2012 class of the Blues Hall of Fame, to be inducted tonight

Joe Louis Walker – Hellfire (2012)

Listen to Joe Louis Walker, and you’ll hear the grimy city blues of Buddy Guy, the Rolling Stones’ junkie groove, the soaring echoes of Al Green’s church music, and Sly Stones’ urban soul. That’s the magic and the power of his work

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Live and Reissues

Live albums and reissue projects often do much to shape the broader idea we have about a musical legacy, and this year was no different — with impressive sets devoted to Ray Charles, the Beach Boys, Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings and the Smiths

Junior Wells, with Buddy Guy – Hoodoo Man Blues (1965, 2011 reissue)

For Junior Wells, there was just something about working with Buddy Guy. On Hoodoo Man Blues, a spark-filled mid-1960s Chicago blues album, Wells stops on more than one occasion, while letting loose these flying shards of harmonica blasts

One Track Mind: James Cotton and Billy Branch, "Rocket 88" (2011)

Like an aging boxer making an heroic late-round stand, James “Superharp” Cotton brilliantly tangles on a timeless favorite from his 1960s tenure with Vanguard, giving fellow harp master Billy Branch all he can handle.

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Blues Music Awards winners

The 32nd annual Blues Museum Awards ceremony was held Thursday night at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Produced by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, the event belonged to Buddy Guy.