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Roy Buchanan

Roy Buchanan

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birthday
23rd
September, 1939
Death
14th
August, 1988
Birth Place
Ozark, Arkansas, US
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Leroy “Roy” Buchanan (September 23, 1939 – August 14, 1988) was an American guitarist and blues musician. A pioneer of the Telecaster sound, Buchanan worked as a sideman and as a solo artist, with two gold albums early in his career and two later solo albums that made it to the Billboard chart. He never achieved stardom, but he is still considered a highly influential guitar player.Guitar Player praised him as having one of the “50 Greatest Tones of All Time.” He appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits in 1977 (season 2).

instruments played
Guitar
Vocals
Associated Acts

Robbie Robertson, Danny Gatton, Dale Hawkins, Danny Denver, The Snakestretchers, The British Walkers

Birth Name

Leroy Buchanan

Genres

Blues, blues rock, electric blues, rock and roll, rockabilly, country, jazz

Labels

Polydor, Atlantic, Alligator

Years Active

1955 1988

Name

Roy Buchanan

Nationality

United States of America

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