"I've never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that's why I go on doing it — I like to see everybody smile."

  • Born George Guy July 30, 1936, in Lettsworth, Louisiana. 
  • Buddy Guy released his debut album, I Left My Blues In San Francisco, in 1967. His first album to chart on the Billboard 200 was 1991's Damn Right I've Got The Blues, which reached No. 136 and was certified gold. Guy's classic catalog includes blues standards such as "Sweet Little Angel," "Stone Crazy" and "Feels Like Rain."
  • Guy won his first career GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Blues Album for Damn Right I've Got The Blues for 1991. He won the same category two years later for Feels Like Rain. He made his GRAMMY stage debut at the 51st GRAMMY Awards, performing "Bo Diddley" with B.B. King, John Mayer and Keith Urban in tribute to Bo Diddley.
  • Did you know? In the '60s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records.

Buddy Guy

"I've never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that's why I go on doing it — I like to see everybody smile."

  • Born George Guy July 30, 1936, in Lettsworth, Louisiana. 
  • Buddy Guy released his debut album, I Left My Blues In San Francisco, in 1967. His first album to chart on the Billboard 200 was 1991's Damn Right I've Got The Blues, which reached No. 136 and was certified gold. Guy's classic catalog includes blues standards such as "Sweet Little Angel," "Stone Crazy" and "Feels Like Rain."
  • Guy won his first career GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Blues Album for Damn Right I've Got The Blues for 1991. He won the same category two years later for Feels Like Rain. He made his GRAMMY stage debut at the 51st GRAMMY Awards, performing "Bo Diddley" with B.B. King, John Mayer and Keith Urban in tribute to Bo Diddley.
  • Did you know? In the '60s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records.

GRAMMY Award Results for Buddy Guy

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Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award - 2015
Best Blues Album
Born To Play Guitar
Nominations
Best American Roots Performance
Born To Play Guitar
 
Wins
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Living Proof
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Blues Album
Skin Deep
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Bring 'Em In
 
Wins
Best Traditional Blues Album
Blues Singer
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Sweet Tea
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Heavy Love (Album)
 
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Best Rock Instrumental Performance
SRV Shuffle
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Live! The Real Deal (Album)
 
Wins
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Slippin' In
 
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Best Contemporary Blues Album
Feels Like Rain
 
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Best Contemporary Blues Album
Damn Right, I've Got The Blues

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