Tune-In To AT&T AUDIENCE Network for: “Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone ‘Buddy Guy'” Airing Friday, March 25 At 8:00 PM ET/PT On DIRECTV and U-verse (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114); Original Documentary Series Highlights The Historic Career Of Blues Legend Buddy Guy

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Tune-In To AT&T AUDIENCE Network for:

“Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone ‘Buddy Guy'”

Airing Friday, March 25 At 8:00 PM ET/PT

On DIRECTV and U-verse (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114)

 

Original Documentary Series Highlights The Historic Career Of Blues Legend Buddy Guy

 

Tune in to AT&T AUDIENCE Network for: “Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone “Buddy Guy'” this coming Friday, March 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). Watch as revered blues legend Buddy Guy sits down for the new documentary series, talking frankly about a wide range of topics–from how he got his start on a 3-string guitar to his close friend Muddy Waters’ last words of advice.

 

“I wasn’t looking for anything special.  All I thought was let me play like BB King and act like Guitar Slim,” says Buddy of his own signature tone. Adding later on re Muddy “We use to joke over drinks-‘If i go before you don’t let the blues die.'”

 

Watch the trailer for AT&T AUDIENCE Network’s Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone ‘Buddy Guy'” (here). 

 

The interview was filmed live in Chicago, IL–the home of the blues–where the six-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist reveals the stories behind the songs, from his early days to his latest masterpiece, 2015’s Born To Play Guitar (Silvertone/RCA). Watch as Guy points out where key music venues including Theresa’s and the 708 Club used to exist and the tales behind those shows.

 

AT&T AUDIENCE Network‘snew musicslate continues to deliver groundbreaking concerts, in-depth artist interviews, unique stories and exclusive performances across all genres, in ultra high definition 4K to audiences nationwide since the slate began this past January. New shows premiere via national broadcast weekly every Friday night on DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114, live stream on directv.com and uverse.com and on smartphones and tablets, via the DIRECTV and U-verse apps.

 

AT&T AUDIENCE Network‘s multiple series of original and exclusive performances and interviews gives music fans an intimate and unrestricted view of music’s most influential artists today by collaborating directly with musicians to creating a unique show from their perspective.

 

Buddy Guy was the recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and he was recently chosen for three 2015 Living Blues Awards Readers’ PollBlues Artist of the Year (Male), Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar) and Most Outstanding Blues Singer. Guy’s incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 6 Grammy Awards, 35 Blues Music Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, NARM Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards’ Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to name a few.

For the latest updates on Buddy Guy:

http://www.buddyguy.net/, http://www.buddyguy.com, https://www.facebook.com/therealbudyguy, https://twitter.com/therealbuddyguy, https://instagram.com/therealbuddyguy.

 

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About Ernie Ball: The Pursuit Of Tone:

Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone is a new AT&T Audience Network documentary series that focuses on the sonic journeys of some of today’s most interesting and compelling guitarists, including Mike Ness (Social Distortion) and Billy Duffy (The Cult). Created and produced by Ernie Ball, the world’s leading manufacturer of guitar strings, guitars, basses and musical instrument accessories and a family brand uniquely positioned to attract the top artists, the documentary series profiles the world’s greatest guitar players and their lifelong search for their own unique sound. In the premiere episode of, a new AT&T original documentary series, blues legend Buddy Guy and his historic career are highlighted. In this clip, see the opening sequence of the film and get a first look at the story behind one of blues’ most influential guitarists.

 

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