Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Mick Jagger - "Five Long Years" (at the White House) 2012 by Buddy Guy

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Red White and Blues at the White House. Taped on February 21, 2012. Tuneage: Five Long Years (written by Eddie Boyd) . Performed by Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., and Mick Jagger. Booker T. Jones ( musical director/band leader), Bobby Avila (bass), Jesse Johnson (guitar), Narada Michael Walden (drums), Ernie Fields, Jr. (saxophone), Freddie Hendrix (trumpet) and Fred Wesley (trombone). Buddy Guy, born on Jul 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, LA. Ranked thirtieth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time", A pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side Sound, Guy is a native of Louisiana, born in 1936 to a sharecropper's family. By 1957, he was in Chicago and met Blues great Muddy Waters, who mentored Guy. From the early 1960s, Guy was backing artists at Chess Records including Howlin' Wolf and Sonny Boy Williamson. Guy's own recordings followed and his style - stinging, attacking electric guitar and wild, impassioned vocals - became a chief guitar influence to rock titans like Jimi Hendrix. In 2005, Guy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Buddy Guy has been called the bridge between the blues and rock and roll. He is one of the historic links between Chicago electric blues pioneers Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and popular musicians like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page as well as later revivalists like Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan stated that, "Without Buddy Guy, there would be no Stevie Ray Vaughan." Mick Jagger...

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Artist: Buddy Guy
Video title: Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr., Mick Jagger - "Five Long Years" (at the White House) 2012
Category: Blues & Funk

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