NEW STUDIO ALBUM FEATURES GUEST APPEARANCES BY VAN MORRISON, JOSS STONE AND MORE; PLUS SONGS DEDICATED TO B.B. KING AND MUDDY WATERS
ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE FRIDAY JULY 31ST AND AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!
Sony Music Entertainment Australia is proud to announce Buddy Guy, the legendary award winning blues icon, is set to release his brand new studio album BORN TO PLAY GUITAR on Friday July 31st 2015. The follow-up to his 2013 double disc release, RHYTHM & BLUES, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Blues Albums chart, BORN TO PLAY GUITAR is produced by Grammy Award winning producer/songwriter and Buddy’s long-time collaborator Tom Hambridge.
Buddy has today revealed the album cover and track listing for BORN TO PLAY GUITAR and the album features guest appearances by Van Morrison, Joss Stone, Kim Wilson and Billy Gibbons. Morrison joins Buddy on the heartfelt ‘Flesh & Bone’, a song dedicated to the late great B.B. King. On ‘Come Back Muddy’ Guy reminisces about the good ole days with his friend Muddy Waters.
BORN TO PLAY GUITAR is released Friday July 31st and will be available for pre-order on Monday June 29th.
BORN TO PLAY GUITAR Track listing:
1. Born To Play Guitar
2. Wear You Out feat. Billy Gibbons
3. Back Up Mama
4. Too Late feat. Kim Wilson
5. Whiskey, Beer & Wine
6. Kiss Me Quick feat. Kim Wilson
7. Crying Out Of One Eye
8. (Baby) You Got What It Takes feat. Joss Stone
9. Turn Me Wild
10. Crazy World
11. Smarter Than I Was
12. Thick Like Mississippi Mud
13. Flesh & Bone with Van Morrison (Dedicated to B.B. King)
14. Come Back Muddy (Dedicated to Muddy Waters)
About Buddy Guy:
The recent recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Buddy Guy’s incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 7 Grammy Awards, 28 Blues Music Awards, Kennedy Centre Honours, NARM Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards’ Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to name a few.