Roy Buchanan

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by Roy Buchanan

Biography

23 September 1939, Ozark, Alabama, USA, d. 14 August 1988. The son of a preacher, Buchanan discovered gospel music through the influence of travelling revivalists. This interest engendered his love of R&B and, having served an apprenticeship playing guitar in scores of minor groups, he secured fame on joining Dale Hawkins in 1958. Although Buchanan is often erroneously credited with the break on the singer’s much-lauded ‘Suzie-Q’, contributions on ‘My Babe’ and... Read more

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blues
blues rock
guitar
classic rock
rock
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