Buddy Guy – The Blues Chase The Blues Away Available to Download and Keep and to Rent on Digital from October 18th 2021

Capturing the story of the legendary, eight-time Grammy Award winning George “Buddy” Guy, THE BLUES CHASE THE BLUES AWAY documents his rise to prominence, from working as a sharecropper in Louisiana to becoming one of the most influential guitarists of all time.

A tale of decades-long perseverance, Buddy’s journey reflects both the black experience in America in the twentieth century and the history of the blues. The documentary features both archival and new, never-before-seen performances by Buddy Guy—with the likes  of President Obama and The Rolling Stones—and interviews with John Mayer, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Gary Clark Jr, Kingfish, among others. THE BLUES CHASE THE BLUES AWAY is available to Download & Keep and to rent on October 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

THE BLUES CHASE THE BLUES AWAY captures the story of George “Buddy” Guy, who transcended his early years as a sharecropper in Lettsworth, Louisiana in the 1940s to become one of the most influential guitarists of all time. After moving to the Midwest in the 1950s, Guy quickly rose to prominence as the go-to guitarist for Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf as part of the iconic Chicago blues scene, directly inspiring The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Page, and Eric Clapton. Yet solo commercial success consistently eluded Buddy, until a late-career breakthrough in the 1990s. A tale of decades-long perseverance, Buddy’s journey reflects both the black experience in America in the twentieth century and the history of the blues. The documentary features both archival and new, never-before-seen performances by Buddy Guy—with the likes  of President Obama and The Rolling Stones—and interviews with John Mayer, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Gary Clark Jr, Kingfish, among others.

AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD & KEEP
AND TO RENT ON DIGITAL OCTOBER 18

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