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Roy Buchanan

Roy Buchanan
Born: Sep 23, 1939 in Ozark, AR
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Died: Aug 14, 1988 in Fairfax, VA
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock
Biography: Roy Buchanan has long been considered one of the finest, yet criminally overlooked guitarists of the blues rock genre whose lyrical leads and use of harmonics would later influence such guitar greats as Jeff Beck, his one-time student Robbie Robertson, and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. Although born in Ozark, ...Read full biography
Live in Japan
Released: 2003
Label: Repertoire
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Live in Japan (2003) is said to have been Roy Buchanan's favorite of all his platters, and ironically, it was never issued stateside. However, as word spread, the title became an essential addition to ...Read full review
Second Album
Released: 1974
Label: Polydor
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Roy Buchanan's Second Album (1974) was recorded less than six months after completing his self-titled major-label debut, Roy Buchanan (1972), and sported a slightly amended version of the Snakestretchers ...Read full review