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Buddy Guy returns in style with Jason Isbell for Gunsmoke Blues – the first single from his new album

Buddy Guy
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Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy has teamed with Jason Isbell on his new single Gunsmoke Blues – a brooding slow number with a heavy message on gun violence ahead of the 30 September album release, The Blues Don't Lie.

The lyric A million thoughts and prayers won't bring back anyone hits hard as the two trade licks and vocals, showing Guy is losing none of his edge as a blues master.

The Blues Don't Lie will be Buddy Guy's 34th album release. For more info visit buddyguy.net.  (opens in new tab)

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Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.