The clip, which looks like extra footage from an event called Supershow, also known as "the Last Great Jam of the Sixties," shows Clapton, playing a Gibson Firebird, and Guy, playing a Strat, going head to head, copying each other's licks for a few fun seconds—until things devolve into a pentatonic free-for-all.
The Experience Hendrix Tour—often hailed as the guitar event of the year—is set to return in 2016. This next edition of the Experience Hendrix Tour will include 27 performances in February and March, stopping in more than two dozen cities along the East Coast, Midwest and South.
If you've got the time, we've got your amazing blues video of the day! Be sure to check out this impressive pro-shot live clip of blues great Buddy Guy performing "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and "My Time After Awhile" with former Cream bassist Jack Bruce and Band of Gypsys drummer Buddy Miles in 1969.
He’s been called the greatest living guitarist by Eric Clapton, he’s played with blues legends like Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, and his new double album Rhythm and Blues is a powerhouse set with guest shots by Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Gary Clark Jr., Beth Hart and Keith Urban. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is....
Some more incredibly rare video of the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan in action has suddenly become available on YouTube. Below, watch Buddy Guy jamming with Vaughan on July 30, 1989, at Buddy Guy's Chicago club, Legends. The event? Buddy Guy's 53rd birthday party!
Buddy Guy’s new album, Born to Play Guitar, will be released July 31, but he’s made the title track available for listening in advance of the disc’s release. “I’ve got a reputation and everybody knows my name,” Guy sings on the tune. “I was born to play the guitar. People, I got blues runnin’ through my veins.”
Dixon, who—as we've implied above—was born July 1, 1915, was primarily a bassist and singer, but a bassist and singer who happened to write hundreds of incredible, often dark and eerie songs, several of which found their way in the catalogs of the biggest artists of the Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and beyond.
This past Tuesday night, the Rolling Stones brought their Zip Code Tour to the Marcus Ampitheater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy opened the proceedings and later joined the Stones for a rendition of the Muddy Waters classic "Champagne and Reefer."