Delta Blues

Cooking Up A Storm

PUBLISHED IN THE KITCHENER WATERLOO RECORD FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1998 By Nick Krewen   Buddy Guy knows how to cook up a storm on and off the stage. When he isn’t basting audiences around the world with masterful blues guitar licks or the savory Memphis-scented funk and soul of his latest album Heavy Love, George “Buddy” Guy can usually be found at his suburban Chicago home simmering a pot…

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Slippin’ in and out with blues guitarist Buddy Guy

NICK KREWEN Eric Clapton calls him “by far and without a doubt the best guitar player alive.” Late virtuosos Jimi  Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan idolized him, and he used to trade licks with Chicago blues legends Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Willie Dixon. Yet it’s the fans that dictate Buddy Guy‘s agenda — even if it means entertaining them in sub-zero degree weather. “I played for people outside last…