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B.B. King Speaks

First transmitted in 1985, John Walters talks to B.B. King - aided by his guitar Lucille - about his extraordinary life, from a childhood picking cotton in Mississippi to worldwide stardom.

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38 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Jul 1985 21:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • T‐Bone Walker

    Woman You Must Be Crazy

  • Booker White

    Booker White

  • Booker White

    Jelly Roll Blues

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
Presenter John Walters
Presenter B.B. King
Producer Anthony Wall


  • Sat 27 Jul 1985 21:45

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