Buddy Guy Born To Play Guitar

Born To Play Guitar

Buddy Guy

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Released on July 31, 2015 by Silvertone

Main artist: Buddy Guy

Genre: Blues/Country/Folk > Blues

Distinctions: Grammy Awards (February 2016)

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Album : 1 disk - 14 tracks Total length : 00:59:10

  1. 1 Born To Play Guitar

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Richard Fleming, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Rob McNelley, Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Piano - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Glenn Worf, Bass - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  2. 2 Wear You Out

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Gibbons Billy, Associated Performer, Electric Guitar, Featured Artist - Buddy Guy feat. Billy Gibbons, Associated Performer - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Gary Nicholson, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Clavichord - Glenn Worf, Bass Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  3. 3 Back Up Mama

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Richard Fleming, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Rob McNelley, Guitar - Glenn Worf, Bass - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald - Kevin McKendree, Piano Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  4. 4 Too Late

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Kim Wilson, Associated Performer, Featured Artist, Harmonica - Buddy Guy feat. Kim Wilson, Associated Performer - John Phillips, Composer, Lyricist - Tom Hambridge, Drums, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Willie Dixon, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Charles Brown, Composer, Lyricist - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Piano - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Glenn Worf, Bass - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  5. 5 Whiskey, Beer & Wine

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer, Tambourine - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Doyle Bramhall II, Electric Guitar - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Reese Wynans, Organ - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Michael Rhodes, Bass - Tommy MacDonald - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  6. 6 Kiss Me Quick

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Kim Wilson, Associated Performer, Featured Artist, Harmonica - Buddy Guy feat. Kim Wilson, Associated Performer - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Richard Fleming, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Bob Britt, Electric Guitar - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Kevin McKendree, Piano - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Tommy MacDonald, Bass - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  7. 7 Crying Out Of One Eye

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Percussion, Producer - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Gary Nicholson, Composer, Lyricist - Doyle Bramhall II, Electric Guitar - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Reese Wynans, Organ - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Michael Rhodes, Bass - Muscle Shoals Horns, Horn - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  8. 8 (Baby) You Got What It Takes

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Joss Stone, Associated Performer, Featured Artist - Buddy Guy feat. Joss Stone, Associated Performer - Otis Clyde, Composer, Lyricist - Murray Stein, Composer, Lyricist - Tom Hambridge, Drums, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Brook Benton, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Organ, Piano - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Michael Rhodes, Bass - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Chris Carmichael, Strings - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  9. 9 Turn Me Wild

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Billy Cox, Bass - Kenny Greenberg, Electric Guitar - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Reese Wynans, Organ - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  10. 10 Crazy World

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer, Tambourine, Triangle - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Gary Nicholson, Composer, Lyricist - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Reese Wynans, Organ - Michael Rhodes, Bass - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  11. 11 Smarter Than I Was

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Bob Britt, Guitar - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Organ - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Tommy MacDonald, Bass - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  12. 12 Thick Like Mississippi Mud

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Rob McNelley, Electric Guitar - Kevin McKendree, Organ, Piano - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Glenn Worf, Bass - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Muscle Shoals, Horn - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  13. 13 Flesh & Bone (Dedicated to B.B. King)

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Van Morrison, Associated Performer - Buddy Guy with Van Morrison, Associated Performer - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Drums, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer, Tambourine, Triangle - Gary Nicholson, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Reese Wynans, Organ, Piano - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Rob McNelley, Guitar - Tommy MacDonald - Michael Rhodes, Bass - The McCrary Sisters Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

  14. 14 Come Back Muddy

    Buddy Guy, Associated Performer, Guitar, Main Artist - Tom Hambridge, Composer, Lyricist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Richard Fleming, Composer, Lyricist - Ducky Carlisle, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Doyle Bramhall II - Reese Wynans, Piano - Michael Saint-Leon, Recording Engineer - Nathan James, Recording Engineer - Jonathan Joseph, Engineer - Seth Morton, Assistant Engineer - Tommy MacDonald - Michael Rhodes, Bass Copyright : (P) 2015 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

About

Once again working with producer/songwriter Tom Hambridge -- the bluesman's main collaborator since 2008's Skin Deep -- Buddy Guy serves up a straight-ahead platter with Born to Play Guitar, his 28th studio album. Many of Guy's latter-day records loosely follow a theme, but Born to Play Guitar is pretty direct: just a collection of songs designed to showcase Buddy's oversized Stratocaster. Which isn't to say there's either a lack of variety or pro forma songwriting here. Hambridge cleverly colors Born to Play Guitar with a few bold, unexpected flourishes: the sweeps of sweet strings that accentuate "(Baby) You've Got What It Takes," a duet with Joss Stone that lightly recalls Etta James' Chess Records work; the big, blaring horns of "Thick Like Mississippi Mud" that moves that track out of the Delta and into an urban setting; the acoustic "Come Back Muddy" which performs that trick in reverse, pushing Chicago blues back down south. Elsewhere, Van Morrison contributes a moving tribute to B.B. King in "Flesh and Bone," a heartfelt ballad that doesn't quite fit with the rest of the record because it's about song, not feel -- a nice anomaly on a record whose greater concern is juke joint boogie. Guy delivers on this front quite ably, particularly when he's paired with fellow blues lifer Kim Wilson (as he is on "Too Late" and "Kiss Me Quick") or when Billy Gibbons slithers out of the Texas hills to lay down the heavy stomp of "Wear You Out," and while there are no surprises on these duets, nor on the proudly traditional Chicago blues of "Born to Play Guitar," "Back Up Mama," and "Whiskey, Beer & Wine," there is still pleasure in hearing a master tear into his beloved music. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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