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Recording artist Toby Keith performs during ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ACM)

Rauner’s Inaugural Concert Lineup: Blues Legend Buddy Guy, Country Artist Toby Keith

A Chicago Blues legend and a country-music star known for songs about drinking will perform next month when Illinois’s new governor is sworn in.

12/22/2014

George in front of a fireplace painted by The Fool at his home Kinfauns in Esher, 1967

George Harrison, Bee Gees To Receive GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Awards

Buddy Guy, Flaco Jimenez, the Louvin Brothers, Wayne Shorter and Pierre Boulez are also among the award winners.

12/18/2014

Blues legend Buddy Guy. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy’s Legends

The 77-year-old hungered for greatness ever since he grew up on a Louisiana plantation, picking cotton and picking the guitar. By the time he got to Chicago in the late 1950s, he was just plain hungry.

01/10/2014

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Your Chicago: Buddy Guy’s Legends

Buddy Guy is part musician, part showman. He’s been performing for nearly 50 years, and you can still catch him at his South Loop nightclub. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

02/08/2013

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Chicago Blues Legend Buddy Guy Honored

He’s now amongst the very few, a Kennedy Center Honoree, the top honor for an artist in the country.

12/26/2012

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Chicago Fetes Buddy Guy With Blues Concert

The city of Chicago sent bluesman Buddy Guy off in style to the Kennedy Center Awards–as Mayor Emanuel and a select group of bluesmen staged a 45-minute concert on the stage of Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion.

11/28/2012

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Blues Legend Buddy Guy Talks About New Book

Buddy Guy has influenced the likes of some of the most famous guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards but his early beginnings were simple growing up in Mississippi.

08/29/2012

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Listeners Pan New Chicago Tourism Song

Choose Chicago, the official city tourism agency, has unveiled a new ode to the city. And so far, listeners are panning it.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

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Buddy Guy Wins Entrepreneurship Award

Chicago blues Legend Buddy Guy provided some hard-nosed business advice this week as he picked up a lifetime achievement award to go with six Grammys.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011