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  • Born To Play Guitar (Awaiting Repress) Born To Play Guitar (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Born To Play Guitar (Awaiting Repress)

    2 LP Set From Buddy Guy, The legendary Award Winning Blues Icon.


    The follow-up to his 2013 double disc release, Rhythm & Blues, which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Blues Albums chart. Born To Play Guitar is produced by Grammy Award winning producer/songwriter and Buddy's longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge. The recent recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Buddy Guy's incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 7 Grammy Awards, 28 Blues Music Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, NARM Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards' Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to name a few.

    LP1
    1. Born To Play Guitar
    2. Wear You Out
    3. Back Up Mama
    4. Too Late
    5. Whiskey, Beer & Wine
    6. Kiss Me Quick
    7. Crying Out Of One Eye
    8. (Baby) You Got What It Takes


    LP2
    1. Turn Me Wild
    2. Crazy World
    3. Smarter Than I Was
    4. Thick Like Mississippi Mud
    5. Flesh & Bone
    6. Come Back Muddy

    Buddy Guy
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    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • The Blues Is Alive And Well (Pre-Order) The Blues Is Alive And Well (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    The Blues Is Alive And Well (Pre-Order)

    Release Date: June 15, 2018*


    Fresh off the heels of a thrilling performance for the closing of NYC's B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill, multi-Grammy Award-winning blues icon Buddy Guy announces the upcoming release of his brand new studio album, The Blues Is Alive And Well.


    Set for release on Silvertone/RCA Records, The Blues Is Alive And Well features guest appearances by Mick Jagger on "You Did The Crime," Keith Richards & Jeff Beck on "Cognac," and James Bay on "Blue No More." Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter and longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge produced the album.


    The Blues Is Alive And Well is the follow-up to Guy's 2015 critically acclaimed album Born To Play Guitar, which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Blues Album charts. The album marked Guy's fifth #1 album on the chart and twelfth Top 10 Billboard Blues album.


    *Please note that release dates are subject to change.

    1. A Few Good Years
    2. Guilty As Charged
    3. Cognac (feat. Jeff Beck & Keith Richards)
    4. The Blues Is Alive And Well
    5. Bad Day
    6. Blue No More (feat. James Bay)
    7. Whiskey For Sale
    8. You Did The Crime (feat. 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
    Buddy Guy
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    Skin Deep

    Buddy Guy's new album, Skin Deep is his 10th Silvertone/Zomba studio release and it features all original material as well as collaborations with fellow guitar luminaries Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks.


    Elaborating on his inspiration for the album title and song Skin Deep, Guy touches upon a powerful series of personal memories and observations on the ways in which were all the same underneath it all. I used to play with this boy, ride horses, down close to where I was born, he says. Then when we were 13, his parents made us stop. They used to say you had black blood or white blood, but wed get a flashlight and hold it up to our skin and wed just see red blood. Thats what I mean by 'Skin Deep.'


    In a career spanning more than 45 years, Buddy Guy continues to add to his ever-growing legacy. At the age of 72, he graced the cover of Rolling Stone, as part of the magazines recent '100 Greatest Guitar Songs' issue (his cataclysmic 1961 recording of Stone Crazy made the list) and he also turned in a show-stopping performance in Martin Scorseses Rolling Stones concert film, Shine A Light. Guy has won five Grammy Awards, 23 W.C. Handy 'wards (the most any one blues artist has received), a Congressional Medal of Arts and Billboard Magazine's prestigious The Century Award for 'distinguished artistic achievement. In 2005 Buddy Guy was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by friends Eric Clapton and B.B. King.

    1. Best Damn Fool (Featuring Memphis Horns & Willie Mitchell)
    2. Too Many Tears (Featuring Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi)
    3. Lyin' Like A Dog
    4. Show Me The Money
    5. Everytime I Sing The Blues (Featuring Eric Clapton)
    6. Out In The Woods (Featuring Robert Randolph)
    7. Hammer And A Nail
    8. That's My Home (Featuring Robert Randolph)
    9. Skin Deep (Featuring Derek Trucks
    10. Who's Gonna Fill Those Shoes (Featuring Quinn Sullivan)
    11. Smell The Funk
    12. I Found Happiness
    Buddy Guy
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  • The Chirping Crickets (200 Gram Vinyl) The Chirping Crickets (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

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    The Chirping Crickets (200 Gram Vinyl)

    Ranked 420/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    Country, Rockabilly And R&B Fused Into Epochal Rock 'n' Roll


    Remastered By Kevin Gray At Cohearent Audio From The Original Analog Master Tapes


    Plating And 200-Gram Vinyl Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    Old-style Tip-on Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    One of rock's greatest albums, this is the debut album by the Crickets and the only one featuring Buddy Holly released during his lifetime. The Chirping Crickets contains the group's number one single That'll Be the Day and its Top Ten hit Oh, Boy!. Other Crickets classics include Not Fade Away, Maybe Baby, and I'm Looking for Someone to Love.


    These are among the best rock 'n' roll songs of the 1950s or ever, making this one of the most significant album debuts in rock 'n' roll history - ranking with Elvis Presley and Meet the Beatles, writes AllMusic.


    What has Analogue Productions done to kick this classic album up a notch? For starters, our version features stellar remastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. Followed by state-of-the-art plating and pressing on 200-gram heavyweight vinyl at Quality Record Pressings, maker of the world's finest-sounding LPs. Stoughton Printing provides a sturdy old-style tip-on jacket to round out the package.


    Born Charles Hardin Holley on September 7, 1936, in Lubbock, Texas, Holly was nicknamed Buddy by his mother. She felt that his given name was too big for her little boy. Holly, the altered form of his last name, would later result from a misspelling in his first recording contract. Holly learned to play piano and fiddle at an early age, while his older brothers taught him the basics of guitar.


    In early 1956, Holly and his band began recording demos and singles in Nashville under the name Buddy Holly and the Three Tunes, but the group's lineup was later revised and dubbed The Crickets. Holly wrote and recorded his breakthrough hit, That'll Be the Day, with The Crickets in 1957. The song's title and refrain are a reference to a line uttered by John Wayne in the 1956 film The Searchers. Between August 1957 and August 1958, Holly and the Crickets charted seven different Top 40 singles.


    Composer and singer John Fogerty, of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame, inducted Buddy Holly into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame at the 1986 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. What Buddy Holly meant to him, Fogerty said, was destiny calling. Fogerty, 12, bought That'll Be The Day and soon began dreaming of forming his own combo, like the group of musicians - The Crickets - he saw on the album cover. And in Liverpool, England, the same thing was going on with four other guys. They named their group The Beatles, because Buddy Holly's group was called The Crickets.


    We are, each of us, made up of the people we love and the people we admire, Fogerty, said. We take those reflections, and hopefully, grow.


    Holly's talented life was cut short in a plane crash on Feb. 3, 1959, that also claimed the lives of Ritchie Valens and J.P. The Big Bopper Richardson. This album is a tribute to what was, and what might have been a lengthy pioneering musical career.


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    1. Oh, Boy!
    2. Not Fade Away
    3. You've Got Love
    4. Maybe Baby
    5. It's Too Late
    6. Tell Me How
    7. That'll Be The Day
    8. I'm Looking For Someone To Love
    9. An Empty Cup (And A Broken Date)
    10. Send Me Some Lovin'
    11. Last Night
    12. Rock Me My Baby
    Buddy Holly
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    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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