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Roy Buchanan

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Roy Buchanan: Roy Buchanan (Polydor 239-1042)

Review by Rob Bowman, Beetle, 30 November 1972

ROY BUCHANAN has been considered the world's greatest unknown guitarist for the last three years. He is being billed as the world's greatest ever but ...

Roy Buchanan: The Guitarist's Guitarists' Guitarist

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 19 May 1973

THE WORD is out and the message is self-explanatory. Buchanan, they say; Roy Buchanan, they mean. And if you've missed this paean that's currently ringing ...

An Oldie but Goodie: Roy Buchanan

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Millar, Let It Rock, July 1973

FREAKS MAY BE trading in their Rory Gallagher albums for those by the new, laid-back, spaced out, country Clapton, but 'Echoes' readers know better – ...

Johnny Winter: Saints and Sinners/Roy Buchanan: That's What I Am Here For

Review by John Morthland, Phonograph Record, April 1974

IT'S A SAD DAY indeed for guitar freaks when two of the best in the business turn out the spottiest albums of their careers. But ...

Roy Buchanan, Howard Wales: Boarding House, San Francisco

Live Review by Tom Vickers, Midnight Sun, 12 December 1974

The old master ...

Roy Buchanan: Community Theater, Berkeley CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 5 April 1975

Buchanan show, was it sabotage? ...

Roy Buchanan: Loading Zone

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 6 August 1977

AS A TECHNICIAN alone Roy Buchanan is one of the finest electric guitarists in the world. ...

Roy Buchanan: Dominion, London

Live Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 7 March 1985

TO THE majority of rock enthusiasts, Roy Buchanan may be remembered as little more than an American guitarist who achieved one minor British chart success ...

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

Interview by 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 ...

Youngblood: The Wild Youth of Robbie Robertson

Interview by Tony Scherman, Musician, December 1991

Before Storyville, before the Band, a Toronto street punk headed down the Crazy River. ...

Roy Buchanan: Sweet Dreams – The Anthology

Sleeve notes by Colin Escott, Polydor Records, 1992

ROY BUCHANAN seemed to come out of nowhere in 1972 when a laudatory article in Rolling Stone was followed by his first album, but it ...

Roy Buchanan: The Messiah Will Come Again

Book Excerpt by Colin Escott, 'Tattoed on their Tongues' (Schirmer Books), 1998

ROY BUCHANAN broke the mould. Usually the record comes out, then the articles follow, and then the concerts start selling out, and then there's ...

Roy Buchanan

Sleeve notes by Bill Millar, Roller Coaster, 1999

Roy Buchanan may be remembered as little more than a guitar player who achieved minor British chart success with 'Sweet Dreams' (#40 in 1973) and, ...


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