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Author: Buddy Guy; David Ritz; Mirron E Willis; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : [Library ed.], unabridgedView all editions and formats
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According to Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is the greatest blues guitarist of all time. An enormous influence on these musicians as well many others, he is the living embodiment of Chicago blues. Guy's epic story stands at the absolute nexus of modern blues. He came to Chicago from rural Louisiana in the fifties--the very moment when urban blues were electrifying our culture. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Guy, Buddy.
When I left home.
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., ℗2012
(OCoLC)781259390
Named Person: Buddy Guy; Buddy Guy
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Buddy Guy; David Ritz; Mirron E Willis; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455165599 145516559X 9781481591034 1481591037
OCLC Number: 793533399
Performer(s): Read by Mirron Willis.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: by Buddy Guy with David Ritz.

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According to Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is the greatest blues guitarist of all time. An enormous influence on these musicians as well many others, he is the living embodiment of Chicago blues. Guy's epic story stands at the absolute nexus of modern blues. He came to Chicago from rural Louisiana in the fifties--the very moment when urban blues were electrifying our culture. He was a regular session player at Chess Records. Willie Dixon was his mentor. He was a sideman in the bands of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. He and Junior Wells formed a band of their own. In the sixties, he became a recording star in his own right. When I Left Home tells Guy's picaresque story in his own words, those of a storyteller who remembers everything, including blues masters in their prime and the exploding, evolving culture of music that happened all around him.

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