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Roy Buchanan on turning down the Stones and being flattered by Beck

Steve Newton, The Georgia Straight, 7 February 1986

NOT MANY guitarists can say they were invited to join the Rolling Stones. Not many can say they turned the offer down either. But Roy Buchanan – quite possibly the best white blues guitarist in the world – can say both. He was the first one the Stones approached to fill original guitarist Brian Jones' shoes.

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