Living ProofisBuddy Guy's 15th studio album. After nearly fifty years in the music business, this was Guy's highest charting album ever (until the release ofRhythm & Bluesin 2013), peaking at no. 46 on the mainBillboardalbum chart. It won the2011 Grammyfor Best Contemporary Blues Album.
The album loosely follows the progression of Guy's life. "Living Proof was designed partially as an aural autobiography from the legendaryBuddy Guy, opening up with the stark summation “74 Years Young,” then running through songs that often address some aspect of a working musician's life."[