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B.B. King

Born: Sep 16, 1925 in Indianola, MS
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Genre: Blues, R&B
Biography: Universally hailed as the reigning king of the blues, the legendary B.B. King is without a doubt the single most important electric guitarist of the last half century. His bent notes and staccato picking style have influenced legions of contemporary bluesmen, while his gritty and confident voice -- capable ...Read full biography
Live At The Regal [1997 Reissue]
Released: 1965
Label: Geffen
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B.B. King is not only a timeless singer and guitarist, he's also a natural-born entertainer, and on Live at the Regal the listener is treated to an exhibition of all three of his talents. Over percolating ...Read full review
Live In Cook County Jail [1998 Reissue]
Released: 1971
Label: Geffen
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B.B. King has cut a lot of albums since the success of Live at the Regal. And, like the live shows they document, none of them are any less than solid and professional, hallmarks of King's work aesthetic. ...Read full review
Erratic B.B. King performance makes fans blue
Apr 8, 4:24 AM EST
St. Louis concertgoers sing the blues after erratic performance by 88-year-old B.B. King
Erratic B.B. King performance makes fans blue
Apr 7, 11:37 AM EST
St. Louis concertgoers sing the blues after erratic performance by 88-year-old B.B. King
2 Miss. museums to take on its turbulent history
Oct 23, 1:15 PM EST
Miss. to take stock of slavery, Civil War, civil rights and more with 2 museums under 1 roof