B. B. King

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United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

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The BB King band opened by launching into their big-band style of jazz.
I'm very much looking forward to going back this time and talking to the likes of BB King, and of course there's the music - Memphis is very much the home of most of the music that I have loved all my life.
Clapton encouraged people to buy his album BB King Live at the Regal, saying it was "where it started for me as a young player".
Then there was Ghetto Woman from the 1971 BB King In London album where Ringo is at his subtle best.
Unfortunately, the label went bust before Joanne could record an album but it was through Dave that she got the BB King gig as well as shows supporting reggae star Jimmy Cliff.
Not surprisingly, BB King was seated throughout the gig, backporch style, due to growing knee problems.
Together they succeeded in turning a musical concert into a theatrical performance, with extended monologues from BB King - a combination of agony uncle and hellfire preacher.
Thursday, September 18th -- Arrive in Indianola for BB King Museum, town tour and overnight
FOR once, everyone at the NEC Arena was a Blues fan, as Gary Moore and BB King delighted the full house.
KING of the Blues BB King has been signed up to launch Liverpool's Summer Pops.
This special occasion was in honor of the third anniversary of one of New York's hottest night clubs named after the famous musician BB King.
Among the artists performing this summer at Clear Channel Entertainment venues throughout the country are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, James Taylor, Pearl Jam, Norah Jones, Kenny Chesney, Alabama, The Allman Brothers Band, BB King, Dave Matthews Band and Bon Jovi.
uk THE HITS ENDING his video tribute yesterday Eric Clapton urged anyone unfamiliar with his hero to buy BB King Live at the Regal, saying "it is where it all really started for me as a young player".