“You say it like that, ain’t nobody gonna pay attention to you.”

Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy knows how to make his guitar talk, and he also knows how we present words is as important as the words themselves. His versions of the John Hiatt tune “Feels Like Rain” are proof of that.

It’s not often that a song I really like, written by one of my favorite artists, is remade by another musician and made better than the original.  Guy’s version of this particular song may be one of them, if not the only one.  There’s something about the lyrics and the tune for which Guy’s voice and his guitar seem perfectly suited.

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