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Buddy Guy First Time I Met The Blues (LP 180g Vinyl)

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(2016 / Vinyl Livers) 17 tracks. This LP contains 17 remastered studio tracks, consisting of a... more

Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues (LP 180g Vinyl)

(2016 / Vinyl Livers) 17 tracks.
This LP contains 17 remastered studio tracks, consisting of a selection of his sensational early recordings from the years 1958 - 63. An incredible record that defined the electric Chicago blues style.

Article properties: Buddy Guy: First Time I Met The Blues (LP 180g Vinyl)

  • Interpret: Buddy Guy

  • Album titlle: First Time I Met The Blues (LP 180g Vinyl)

  • Label VINYL LOVERS

  • Genre Blues

  • Year of publication 2016
  • Geschwindigkeit 33 U/min
  • Vinyl record size LP (12 Inch)
  • Mint (M)
  • Sleeve Grading Mint (M)
  • Vinyl weight 180g Vinyl
  • Artikelart LP

  • EAN: 8436544170435

  • weight in Kg 0.27
Guy, Buddy - First Time I Met The Blues (LP 180g Vinyl) LP 1
01 Baby Don`t You Wanna Come Home Buddy Guy
02 Try To Quit You, Baby Buddy Guy
03 First Time I Met The Blues Buddy Guy
04 When My Left Eye Jumps Buddy Guy
05 Slop Around Buddy Guy
06 Let Me Love You Baby Buddy Guy
07 Hully Gully Buddy Guy
08 Watch Yourself Buddy Guy
09 Hard But It`s Fair Buddy Guy
10 I Got My Eyes On You Buddy Guy
11 Ten Years Ago Buddy Guy
12 The Treasure Untold Buddy Guy
13 American Bandstand Buddy Guy
14 You Sure Can`t Do Buddy Guy
15 Baby (Baby, Baby, Baby) Buddy Guy
16 Too Many Cooks Buddy Guy
17 This Is The End Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy Rush's ex-Cobra labelmate Buddy Guy had a lot more time to build his Chess legacy.... more
"Buddy Guy"

Buddy Guy

Rush's ex-Cobra labelmate Buddy Guy had a lot more time to build his Chess legacy. Like Otis, he joined the Chess roster through Dixon's auspices in 1960 but remained there into 1967. Guy's blistering barrages of bent notes and frenetic vocals epitomized the new B.B. King-inspired direction for electric Chicago blues. 

George 'Buddy' Guy was born July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana. He was inspired early on when a swamp blues pioneer rolled through Lettsworth. "Lightnin' Slim was the first electric guitarist I ever seen," says Guy. "He had this electric guitar, playing 'Boogie Chillen.' I had my allowance that weekend, which was 35 cents. He had the hat out, and I gave him my 35 cents." Other bluesmen influenced him as well. "Before Slim, there was Lightnin' Hopkins and T-Bone Walker," says Buddy, who was knocked out by the wild showmanship of Guitar Slim. "After seeing him play, I said, 'I want to do it!'" he says. "And then I walked up one night, and there was B.B. King. I said, 'If they can do it, I can do it!'"

Buddy made his initial professional inroads on the Baton Rouge circuit, playing his axe with John 'Big Poppa' Tilley's combo long enough to overcome his mic fright before joining harpist Raful Neal's band. Guy made a rough two-song demo tape at Baton Rouge's WXOK radio, and in September of '57 the young guitarist hopped on a bus headed for Chicago. "I heard that I could work day shifts, see Muddy Waters and them at night, and I could make more money working a common laborer job than I did anywhere in the south," says Buddy. "But that never happened. I couldn't find a job high or low when I got here."  Chess nixed his demo, and a hungry, disillusioned Guy was about to head back home when Muddy Waters interceded with sage advice and a welcome bologna sandwich.

"He talked to me like a dad," says Guy. "He said, 'Don't even think about going back to Louisiana. Just stay here and play the blues!'"

West Side guitarist Magic Sam recommended Guy to Eli Toscano, his boss at Cobra Records, who signed the newcomer to his Artistic subsidiary in 1958. "Sam told me to catch a bus and meet him over there," says Buddy. "I walked in, and he was standing there, him and the late Harold Burrage. And I started singing B.B. King's 'Sweet Little Angel.' They said, 'Man, you better sign him now! Listen to that!'" Guy's Artistic debut coupled Try To Quit You Baby and Sit And Cry (The Blues). With Ike Turner sharing guitar duties, he encored with a B.B.-style This Is the End and the Guitar Slim soundalike flip You Sure Can't Do before Eli folded his tent. Rush provided Guy's Chess entrée. "Otis came by my house and said Leonard Chess wanted to see me," says Guy. "I went by there, and they signed me up."

Guy's hair-raising Chess debut First Time I Met The Blues was waxed March 2, 1960 with saxists Jarrett Gibson, Little Bobby Neely, and Donald Hankins; bassist Jack Myers, drummer Fred Below, and pianist Eurreal 'Little Brother' Montgomery, who wrote the tune as The First Time I Met You and cut it for Bluebird in 1936. Perhaps swayed by having worked with Ike at Cobra, Buddy was into a momentary whammy bar phase; combined with his harrowing, high-pitched vocal, this explosive single signaled the arrival of another Chicago blues giant.

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois

Buddy Guy on wikipedia - http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Guy

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