Buddy Guy : The Blues Giant

Buddy Guy : The Blues Giant


Buddy Guy (guitar, vocals), Phil Guy (rhythm guitar), J. Williams (bass guitar), Ray Allison (drums)

Isabel Records 010

Pure Pleasure Records : LP 180 gram

Brand New and Sealed Record

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A1 - I Smell A Rat
A2 - Are You Losing Your Mind
A3 - You've Been Gone Too Long
B1 - She Is Out There
B2 - Outskirts of Town
B3 - When I Left Home

Recorded in 1979

Buddy Guy, a five-time Grammy winning blues and rock guitarist, inspired the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Known for his showmanship, the style of Guy's music varies from traditional blues to a combination of blues, avant rock, soul and free jazz that changes with each performance.

In the United States, Living Blues greeted it as "thoroughly excellent, well-recorded", commended its "finely wrought performances" and concluded, "This, to date, is the Buddy Guy LP."
A decade later, Neil Slaven in the Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings penetrated further below the surface of the music: "An extraordinary session . . . in which Guy plays some of the most aggressive, almost demented, guitar work of his career.

This Pure Pleasure LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the original analogue studio tapes through to the cutting head and was pressed with virgin vinyl at Pallas.