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Buddy Guy

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-09

Duration: 00:07:19

Subjects: Guy, Buddy | Music | Blues (music) | Guitarists


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Guy, Buddy Interviewee
  • Palazzotto, Johnny Interviewee
  • King, Chris Thomas Interviewee
  • Holden, Kip Speaker


This segment from the 2014 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile of honoree Buddy Guy. Guy, who grew up in Lettsworth and Baton Rouge, is an influential blues guitarist and singer. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. The profile includes interviews with: Buddy Guy; Johnny Palazzotto of Pal Productions; and blues musician Chris Thomas King. Since Guy could not attend the event, his friend, Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden, accepted the award on his behalf. Host: Beth Courtney