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Buddy Guy

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Birthday
30, 1936
Birthplace
Lettsworth, LA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Lettsworth, LA

About

Chicago blues guitarist who was admired by many musicians for his contributions to blues music and for his collaborations.

Before Fame

He won a competition among West Chicago guitarists Magic Sam and Otis Rush to be offered his first contract.

Trivia

He is considered one of the greatest guitarists to ever live and created songs like "Stone Crazy."

Family Life

He married his wife Jennifer in 1975 and they divorced in 2002. His daughter is rapper Shawnna.

Associated With

He was a source of inspiration for Eric Clapton.