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Buddy Whittington

g, voc, *1956 US, Fort Worth, Texas
Musician / Songwriter of Blues and Rock

Buddy Whittington is an American guitarist. He began playing the guitar inspired by his sister's records of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and, in particular, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton. At the age of 14 he was already a part of the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene and playing regularly in the clubs along Jacksboro Highway. While attending high school, Buddy played in a band called "Short Change" which opened for Point Blank, a band that he would later join, replacing guitar player Kim Davis. During the early 1980s, he formed and sang with his own band "The Sidemen". In 1991 they opened for John Mayall and when Coco Montoya left the Bluesbreakers in 1993, Mayall called him to take his place in the band. In Mayall's band Whittington sang occasionally and contributed to songwrit

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Can't Be Good for Me on Buddy Whittington by Buddy Whittington
Fender Champ on Six String Svengali by Buddy Whittington
Pay the Band on Buddy Whittington by Buddy Whittington
Texas Trios on Six String Svengali by Buddy Whittington
For Crystal Beach on Six String Svengali by Buddy Whittington
Greenwood on Buddy Whittington by Buddy Whittington
Ain't Got the Scratch on Six String Svengali by Buddy Whittington
Back When the Beano Was Boss on Six String Svengali by Buddy Whittington
Stevie Rave On on Buddy Whittington by Buddy Whittington
Young & Dumb on Buddy Whittington by Buddy Whittington

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Six String SvengaliBuddy Whittington2011Album
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