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The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time 

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Updated April 9, 2020 476 votes 195 voters 10.4k views

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Buddy Guy is one of the best blue artists of all time. List of the best Buddy Guy albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. Buddy Guy is one of the most celebrated blues guitarists of his generation. He been praised by Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and came into national prominence when he released Damn Right, I've Got the Blues (1991).

This Buddy Guy discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Buddy Guy albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Buddy Guy singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Buddy Guy album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Buddy Guy album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list of Buddy Guy albums includes Bring 'Em In (2005), Breaking Out (1980), and more. This list of popular Buddy Guy CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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Damn Right, I've Got the... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1991); Tracks: Early in the Morning, Let Me Love You Baby & Five Long Years

Length (mins): 00:54:00

Genres (Music): Blues

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Sweet Tea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (2001); Tracks: She Got the Devil in Her, Baby Please Don't Leave Me & Tramp

Length (mins): 00:54:26

Genres (Music): Blues

3
Stone Crazy! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1981); Tracks: When I Left Home, Are You Losing Your Mind? & Outskirts of Town

Length (mins): 00:42:38

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A Man & the Blues is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1968); Tracks: Money (That's What I Want), Mary Had a Little Lamb & Just Playing My Axe

Length (mins): 00:38:40

Genres (Music): Blues

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Living Proof is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (2010); Tracks: On the Road, 74 Years Young & Where the Blues Begins

Genres (Music): Chicago blues, Electric blues

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Slippin' In is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1994); Tracks: Love Her With a Feeling, Little Dab-A-Doo & Trouble Blues

Length (mins): 00:49:51

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Feels Like Rain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1993); Tracks: Change in the Weather, She's Nineteen Years Old & Some Kind of Wonderful

Length (mins): 00:48:18

Label: Silverstone Records

Genres (Music): Blues

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Bring 'Em In is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy and Carlos Santana (2005); Tracks: Somebody's Sleeping in My Bed, Ninety Nine and One Half & What Kind of Woman Is This?

Producer: Steve Jordan

Genres (Music): Chicago blues, Electric blues

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The Blues Is Alive and W... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
The Blues Is Alive and Well
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Blues Singer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (2003); Tracks: Hard Time Killing Floor, Black Cat Blues & Can't See Baby

Length (mins): 00:49:26

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Hoodoo Man Blues is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Junior Wells and Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band (1966); Tracks: Hoodoo Man Blues, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning & You Don't Love Me Baby

Genres (Music): Blues

12
Skin Deep is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (2008); Tracks: Hammer and a Nail, Every Time I Sing the Blues & I Found Happiness

Genres (Music): Blues, Chicago blues, Electric blues

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Heavy Love is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1998); Tracks: I Got a Problem, Had a Bad Night & Did Somebody Make a Fool Out of You?

Length (mins): 00:57:13

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Born to Play Guitar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
Born to Play Guitar
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I Left My Blues in San F... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1967); Tracks: I Suffer With the Blues, She Suits Me to a Tee & Goin' Home

Genres (Music): Blues

16
Hold That Plane! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1972); Tracks: My Time After Awhile, You Don't Love Me & Hello San Francisco
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Rhythm & Blues is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (2013); Tracks: Well I Done Got Over It, Justifyin' & Never Gonna Change
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The Blues Giant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
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The Dollar Done Fell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
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Southside Reunion is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy and Memphis Slim (1972); Tracks: No, You're the One & You Called Me at Last

Label: Warner Bros. Records

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Buddy and the Juniors is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
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D.J. Play My Blues is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
By Buddy Guy (1992); Tracks: D.J. Play My Blues, Dedication to the Late T-Bone Walker & Just Teasin'
23
Play the Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
Play the Blues By Buddy Guy and Junior Wells (1972); Tracks: This Old Fool, A Man of Many Words & My Baby She Left Me (She Left Me a Mule to Ride)

Length (mins): 00:37:13

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The Blues Giant [Condorc... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time
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Blues Greats: Buddy Guy ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time