Saturday, May 14, 2011

Buddy Guy dominates Blues Music Awards

Buddy Guy was the big winner at the recent Blues Music Awards, held in Memphis, Tenn. by the Blues Foundation.

Guy, the 2010 Lifetime Achievement honoree, was the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. In addition, he took home top honors for Album, Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Artist and Song of the Year, which he shared with Tom Hambridge.

Guy released the critically-acclaimed recording, "Living Proof," in 2010.


7 comments:

The G-Man said...

Great artist! One of the first old timmers to do the electric blues thing. The has lived thru the changes in music and the blues genre and has adapted all the way thru. Congrats Buddy!

Okbi Moncef said...

http://lcassetta.com/blues-101-la-premiere-lecon/ what about a review of White man blues ?

musiccitizens said...

Most genres of music involve the listener into the realm of the completed work as it was scored. Jazz draws the onlooker to a deeper league, that of a partnership so to speak, of being along when each new phrase is created, when each inspired motive is often the interactive result of audience involvement. Jazz music's dynamic is its "newness" which can be attributed to the defining component

music citizens said...

Music is more a part of our daily lives than at any other point in history. Yet we expect people to devote two hours of their day to pure listening, sitting quietly, and politely applauding at the end of a piece. This has its place, but it doesn’t have to be the steadfast rule.

Brando87 said...

Well written article. Buddy guy is featured here as one of the top 10 blues guitarists:

Top 10 Blues Guitarists

Anonymous said...

Thanks Buddy, a chance for the blues from the streets of Brazil - Sergio Bap: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_usIdAoS_fU

Barney Loppel said...

... or intellectual force behind a new artist, Tom Levon ...