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The Best Buddy Guy Albums of All Time

Updated April 9, 2020 626 votes 219 voters 11.1k views

List RulesThis 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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  • 1
    Damn Right, I've Got the Blues

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksEarly 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
    60
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    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksShe Got the Devil in Her, Baby Please Don't Leave Me, Tramp

    Length (mins)00:54:26

    Genres (Music)Blues

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    Bring 'Em In
    47
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    ArtistBuddy Guy, Carlos Santana

    ProducerSteve Jordan

    TracksSomebody's Sleeping in My Bed, Ninety Nine and One Half, What Kind of Woman Is This?

    Genres (Music)Chicago blues, Electric blues

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  • 4
    Stone Crazy!

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksWhen I Left Home, Are You Losing Your Mind?, Outskirts of Town

    Length (mins)00:42:38

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  • 5
    Slippin' In

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksLove Her With a Feeling, Little Dab-A-Doo, Trouble Blues

    Length (mins)00:49:51

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    The Blues Is Alive and Well
    26
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    The Blues Is Alive and Well

    2018
  • 7
    A Man and the Blues

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksMoney (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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  • 8
    Living Proof

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksOn the Road, 74 Years Young, Where the Blues Begins

    Genres (Music)Chicago blues, Electric blues

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  • 9
    Hoodoo Man Blues

    ArtistJunior Wells, Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band

    TracksHoodoo Man Blues, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning, You Don't Love Me Baby

    Genres (Music)Blues

  • 10
    Feels Like Rain

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksChange in the Weather, She's Nineteen Years Old, Some Kind of Wonderful

    Length (mins)00:48:18

    LabelSilverstone Records

    Genres (Music)Blues

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  • 11
    Blues Singer

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksHard Time Killing Floor, Black Cat Blues, Can't See Baby

    Length (mins)00:49:26

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  • 12
    Skin Deep
    13
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    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksHammer and a Nail, Every Time I Sing the Blues, I Found Happiness

    Genres (Music)Blues, Chicago blues, Electric blues

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  • 13
    Born to Play Guitar
    15
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    Born to Play Guitar

    2015
  • 14
    Rhythm & Blues

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksWell I Done Got Over It, Justifyin', Never Gonna Change

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  • 15
    Heavy Love
    11
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    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksI Got a Problem, Had a Bad Night, Did Somebody Make a Fool Out of You?

    Length (mins)00:57:13

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  • 16
    Hold That Plane!

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksMy Time After Awhile, You Don't Love Me, Hello San Francisco

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  • 17
    I Left My Blues in San Francisco

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksI Suffer With the Blues, She Suits Me to a Tee, Goin' Home

    Genres (Music)Blues

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  • 18
    The Blues Giant
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  • 19
    Southside Reunion

    ArtistBuddy Guy, Memphis Slim

    TracksNo, You're the One, You Called Me at Last

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

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  • 20
    The Dollar Done Fell
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  • 21
    Buddy and the Juniors
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  • 22
    The Blues Giant [Condorcet Studio Toulouse - October 31, 1979]
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  • 23
    DJ Play My Blues

    ArtistBuddy Guy

    TracksD.J. Play My Blues, Dedication to the Late T-Bone Walker, Just Teasin'

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  • 24
    Blues Greats: Buddy Guy
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    Play the Blues
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    Play the Blues

    1972

    ArtistBuddy Guy, Junior Wells

    TracksThis Old Fool, A Man of Many Words, My Baby She Left Me (She Left Me a Mule to Ride)

    Length (mins)00:37:13