When I Left Home

My Story

By Buddy Guy; David Ritz
(Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9780306821790, 320pp.)

Publication Date: May 7, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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The autobiography of blues legend Buddy Guy, coauthored by bestselling collaborator David Ritz




About the Author

Buddy Guy was born in 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana. He is considered among the best blues guitarists alive today. He lives in Chicago. David Ritz is the coauthor of many bestselling autobiographies of musicians, including Ray Charles, Etta James, Scott Weiland, Grandmaster Flash, and more. He is the author of Divided Soul, the definitive biography of Marvin Gaye, and lives in Los Angeles.




NPR
Monday, Sep 3, 2012

Guitar legend Buddy Guy has been called the bridge between the blues and rock 'n' roll. In his new memoir, When I Left Home, Guy describes what he calls his second birthday: the day he left his home of Louisiana for Chicago, the blues capital of the world. Originally broadcast on June 5, 2012. More at NPR.org

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