B.B. King
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1925-09-16
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B.B. King

B.B. King Biography (Wikipedia)

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.

King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and is considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time, earning the nickname "The King of the Blues", and is considered one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with Albert and Freddie King). King was known for performing tirelessly throughout his musical career, appearing on average at more than 200 concerts per year into his 70s. In 1956 alone, he reportedly appeared at 342 shows.

King was born on a cotton plantation in Berclair, Mississippi, and later worked at a cotton gin in Indianola, Mississippi. He was attracted to music and the guitar in church, and began his career in juke joints and local radio. He later lived in Memphis, Tennessee, and Chicago, and toured the world extensively. King died at the age of 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 14, 2015.

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B.B. King Performances & Interviews


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The Thrill Is Gone
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The Thrill Is Gone
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Take a Swing With Me
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Take a Swing With Me
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BB Blues
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BB Blues
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When It All Comes Down
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When It All Comes Down
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There Must Be A Better World Somewhere
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There Must Be A Better World Somewhere
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When It All Comes Down (I'll Be Around)
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When It All Comes Down (I'll Be Around)
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I'm Not Wanted Anymore
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I'm Not Wanted Anymore
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Please Hurry Home
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Please Hurry Home
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When Love Comes to Town
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When Love Comes to Town
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Everyday I Have the Blues
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Everyday I Have the Blues
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Rock Me Baby
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Rock Me Baby
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All Of Your Affection - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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All Of Your Affection - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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The Thrill Is Gone - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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The Thrill Is Gone - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Nothing But The Blues - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Nothing But The Blues - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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I'll Still Be Around - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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I'll Still Be Around - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Never Make Your Move Too Soon - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Never Make Your Move Too Soon - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Caldonia - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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Caldonia - Hammersmith Odeon 1978
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There Must Be A Better World Somewhere (feat. Dr. John)
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There Must Be A Better World Somewhere (feat. Dr. John)
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Better Not Look Down
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Better Not Look Down
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Ain't Nobody Home
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Ain't Nobody Home
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When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
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When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
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Please Love Me
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Please Love Me
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Long Gone Baby
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Long Gone Baby
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BIM BAM
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BIM BAM
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Why I Sing the Blues
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Why I Sing the Blues
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Sixteen Tons
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Sixteen Tons
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The Thrill is Gone
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The Thrill is Gone
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Please Accept My Love
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Please Accept My Love
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Midnight Believer
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Midnight Believer
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So Excited
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So Excited
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B.B Boogie
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B.B Boogie
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2011
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2011-06-24T20:07:57
24
Jun
2011

Glastonbury: 2011

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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