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Guy Forsyth is an American Texas blues and blues rock singer, guitarist, harmonicist and songwriter, and to date has released 9 albums. He regularly tours both in the United States and Europe, and has opened for Ray Charles, Robert Cray, Dr. John, B.B. King,
Jimmie Vaughan, and Lucinda Williams.
Forsyth’s repertoire, which is primarily blues in format, also incorporates traces of rock, R&B, folk, jazz and pop. As a songwriter, many of his albums contain his own work and songs he co-composed with other local musicians. Forsyth has won several Austin Music Awards, including one for “best male vocalist” in 2005.
Produced by Matt Smith and recorded at the Lost Oasis Studio in Austin, Texas, The Freedom to Fail finds Forsyth handling a wide array of stringed instruments both contemporary and traditional, including the banjo, mandolin, baritone guitar, and harp guitar.