Phil Guy, Buddy's brother, dead at 68

August 21, 2008 9:05:57 AM PDT
He was the brother of legendary bluesman Buddy Guy and an acclaimed performer in his own right.

Phil Guy died Wednesday morning at Saint James Hospital in Chicago Heights of complications from prostate cancer. He played backup for his brother Buddy and also fronted his own band, Phil Guy and the Chicago Machine.

Buddy Guy has been on tour. He is flying home tonight to be with family members.

Phil Guy was 68 years old.