Gary Clark Jr. on His New Album, Rolling Stone's Honor 'Best Young Gun'

Gary Clark Jr., discusses recent success and performance for President Obama at the White House.
0:59 | 11/21/12

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all right. He can count alicia keys, president obama, eric clapton and jay-z, among his biggest fans. Singer, song writer, guitarist and performer gary clark jr. Is here to perform a song from his latest album, "blak and blu." You've been likened to jimi hendrix. Do you pinch yourself sometimes? Can you believe this is happening to you? You know, it's a bit overwhelming. Surreal at times. But I'm enjoying the moment. You should. Savor it. You started playing guitar around 12 years old. Around the christmas season. That's right. I got a guitar on that break. Went to school and checked out some books. And it's been on since. Who was your idol at that point? My idol at that point, i guess stevie ray vaughan, being from texas. Jimi hendrix, freddy king.

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