Top 10 Quotes by Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy

They just said, 'Roll the tape.' No rehearsal or nothing... Muddy [Waters] didn't come in and say 'I wanna rehearse.' He used to look at me and say 'Let's just play the blues. That's all you need to do.

Buddy Guy
Even the disc jockeys are saying, if I play your record, I made you. You got to play for me free.
Buddy Guy

Why did they keep changing guitars and amplifiers when they were perfect? They did the same things with cars, if you ask me. They forgot how to make them right, because they focused on style and bells and whistles.

Buddy Guy
Bring 'Em In
Buddy Guy

Somebody called Muddy and told him he should come down and hear me play. I didn't even know he was out there in the audience. After the show, I was talking to some people when somebody came up and slapped me upside the head.

Buddy Guy
Standing between these two guys you'd have to be me to know how I'm feelin'!
Buddy Guy

The first guitar player I saw putting on a show was Guitar Slim - I must've been 13 years old - he came out riding that guitar, wearing a bright red suit. I thought; 'I wanna sound like BB King, but I wanna play guitar like THAT.

Buddy Guy
Don't be the best in town. Just try to be the best until the best come around.
Buddy Guy

If you don't think you've got the blues, just keep living, and if you don't think you're drunk, just keep drinking what you're drinking.

Buddy Guy
I know it's kinda hot. I'm hot, too. Let's get it on!