Buddy Guy Announces New Album, 'The Blues Is Alive and Well'

Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy has announced a new album, The Blues Is Alive and Well. Set for a June 15 release via Silvertone/RCA Records, the album features guest appearances from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck and James Bay.

The Blues Is Alive and Well, which is the follow-up to 2015's Born to Play Guitar, was produced by longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge. You can check out the album's tracklist below.

In addition to the new album, Guy is set to appear on David Letterman's Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, on an episode that airs May 4. Guy will perform and chat about the origins of Southern blues.

For more on Buddy Guy, head on over to buddyguy.net.

Buddy Guy, The Blues Is Alive and Well Track List:

1. A Few Good Years
2. Guilty As Charged
3. Cognac (featuring Jeff Beck and Keith Richards)
4. The Blues Is Alive and Well
5. Bad Day
6. Blue No More (featuring James Bay)
7. Whiskey for Sale
8. You Did the Crime (featuring Mick Jagger)
9. Old Fashioned
10. When My Day Comes
11. Nine Below Zero
12. Ooh Daddy
13. Somebody Up There
14. End of the Line

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.