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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.
Tedeschi Trucks Band treated the Orpheum Theatre in Boston to an acoustic set full of blues classics.
Greensky Bluegrass welcomed guitarist Tom Hamilton of opening band Ghost Light to kick off their two-night run at the Mission Ballroom in Denver.
Phish kicked off a three-night stand at the North Charleston Coliseum that closes the band’s Fall Tour 2019 on Friday night in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The Peach Music Festival’s 2020 lineup includes headliners Oysterhead, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead featuring Oteil Burbridge and The String Cheese Incident.
Billy Strings confirmed all but three dates of his 2020 spring tour.