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Celebrate the birthday of late great blues guitarist B.B. King with pro-shot video of a stellar concert from 1974.
This week’s edition of Sunday Cinema is devoted to late great blues guitarist B.B. King on what would have been his birthday today.
Celebrate what would have been blues legend B.B. King’s birthday today with a Spotify Playlist featuring his many collaborations.
Stream a 25-track Spotify Playlist featuring live recordings from throughout late great blues guitarist B.B. King’s storied career.
Tune into to PBS tonight to watch B.B King’s ‘American Masters’ profile ‘The Life Of Riley.’
Two of the legendary bluesman’s daughters have accused his aides of poisoning B.B. King.
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About B.B. King
For more than 60 years, Riley B. King – better known as B.B. King – has defined the blues for a worldwide audience. Since he started recording in the 1940s, he has released over 50 albums, many of them classics, won 14 Grammy® Awards, been inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of the Arts, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award and the NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) Chairmans Award, among many other awards. In a special ceremony at the Library of Congress, Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington presented B.B. with a Living Legend medal in honor of his achievements as a musician and ambassador for the blues. After 10,000 concerts, B.B. King continues to bring his music to audiences around the globe spending the better part of each year on the road with his beloved guitar, Lucille.
The JamBase 20th Anniversary 20 For 20 series continues with a list of 20 Fan Sites launched in the past 20 years.
Spafford released audio from their recent show at The Bluebird in Bloomington, Indiana which featured two completely improvised sets just in time for this week’s ‘Full Show Friday’ column.
Midnight North shared a new single, “Long View,” and detailed their creative process from writing to recording.
The Avett Brothers added a few dates to their 2020 spring tour.
Livetronica trio The New Deal added a handful of tour dates to their 2020 winter tour.