B.B. King

First transmitted in 1972, B.B. King is filmed at a recording session at Command Studios, Piccadilly, London during the sessions that led to the 'B.B. King in London' album. The blues legend talks about himself and the guitarists who have inspired him, including Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian and T-Bone Walker.

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Tue 8 Aug 1972 10:25

BBC Four Blues Collection

BBC Four Blues Collection
This programme is part a collection of BBC programmes featuring influential blues musicians, including B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson.

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Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.


Role Contributor
DirectorCharlie Gillett
ProducerTony Cash
PerformerB.B. King
ParticipantPaul Butler
ParticipantErrol Dixon
ParticipantPete Wingfield
ParticipantJohn Best
ParticipantBarry Ford

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