Buddy Guy Announces New Album ‘The Blues Is Alive And Well’


Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy will release a new studio album The Blues Is Alive And Well through Silvertone/RCA Records on June 15. Among the special guests recruited to appear on the album by the 81-year-old Guy include The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Guy’s longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge produced the 14-track The Blues Is Alive And Well. The album follows-up Guy’s 2015 full-length release Born To Play Guitar. Jagger appears on the track “You Did the Crime,” while Richards appears along with Jeff Beck on “Cognac.” Vocalist James Bay contributed to the song “Blue No More.”

Guy will be featured on the next episode of the David Letterman-hosted Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. The episode will premiere Friday, May 4, watch a preview below:

The Blues Is Alive And Well Tracklist

  1. A Few Good Years
  2. Guilty As Charged
  3. Cognac (featuring Jeff Beck & Keith Richards)
  4. The Blues Is Alive And Well
  5. Bad Day
  6. Blue No More (featuring James Bay)
  7. Whiskey For Sale
  8. You Did The Crime (featuring Mick Jagger)
  9. Old Fashioned
  10. When My Day Comes
  11. Nine Below Zero
  12. Ooh Daddy
  13. Somebody Up There
  14. End Of The Line