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When a Guitar Plays the Blues


Download links and information about When a Guitar Plays the Blues by Roy Buchanan. This album was released in 1985 and it belongs to Blues, Rock, Blues Rock genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 42:16 minutes.

Artist: Roy Buchanan
Release date: 1985
Genre: Blues, Rock, Blues Rock
Tracks: 9
Duration: 42:16
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No. Title Length
1. When a Guitar Plays the Blues 6:38
2. Chicago Smokeshop 4:59
3. Mrs. Pressure 4:38
4. A Nickel and a Nail 4:28
5. Short Fuse 3:31
6. Why Don't You Want Me? 6:06
7. Country Boy 3:45
8. Sneaking Godzilla Through the Alley 6:16
9. Hawaiian Punch 1:55



Roy Buchanan was always one of the most respected guitarists in his field, ever since the '70s. However, he hit a rough patch in the early '80s, falling out of favor and finding record contracts hard to find. He made a startling comeback in 1985 with When a Guitar Plays the Blues, his first record for Alligator Records. Though the record still suffers the slightly antiseptic formula of Alligator Records, Buchanan shines throughout, making it clear why this brought him back to the spotlight in 1985.