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Buddy Guy: 'I Worry About The Future Of Blues Music'

Buddy Guy is the blues, and he's our connection to a genre that's embedded in the history of America. But it's a sound the guitarist fears is fading.

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From The Archives: Buddy Guy On Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage celebrates Buddy Guy's recent birthday (and new album Rhythm & Blues) with this May 2001 set featuring songs from his album Sweat Tea.

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Buddy Guy On World Cafe

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The legend performs songs from his new album, Rhythm & Blues, and celebrates his 77th birthday.

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World Cafe Looks Back: Blues And Gospel

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Hear conversations with guitar masters Buddy Guy and R.L. Burnside, gospel storyteller Mavis Staples and blues royalty Koko Taylor.

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