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Buddy Guy Leading The Blues In Wake Of B.B. King's Death

06/29/2015
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(The Blues) Buddy Guy takes his responsibility to the blues even more seriously now that B.B. King is gone. He's redoubled his lifelong commitment to discovering the next generation of talent - and recently passed on tips to a five-year-old guitar prodigy.

Guy, who's 79 next month, tells the Chicago Sun-Times: "Before B.B. passed I used to think, 'My God, there's only two of us left from that 50s and 60s era.' Most young kids are looking for role models, but they don't hear a B.B. King or Muddy Waters now.
"I remember when I was youngster, coming here looking up to those guys. There's nothing that I wouldn't do to honor them. Now I'm a senior citizen looking down, hoping some young people will come along and carry it on." Read more here.

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