Buddy Guy's latest album is titled Born to Play Guitar. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buddy Guy performs live on Mountain Stage in May 2001. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Buddy Guy's new two-disc set is titled Rhythm & Blues. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"I didn't learn nothing from a book," Buddy Guy tells NPR's Neal Conan. "I learned by ... being quiet, keep your ears open and listen." Paul Natkin/ hide caption

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Mavis Staples performs with The Roots at the Climate Rally on the National Mall on April 25, 2010, in Washington, D.C.

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