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At age 78, BB King is still playing the blues to sold-out concert halls across the world.
His hits have become classics and his touring is legendary; in 1956, BB King and his band played 342 shows in one year alone.
BB King’s award list is easily one of the longest by any musician’s standards.
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  cbs11tv.com - Bluesman B.B. King Released From Texas Hospital
King had been scheduled to perform Thursday at the Grand Opera House, but was admitted to The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, said Paul McCarthy, a hospital administrator.
King, who has a history of diabetes, had a 100.4-degree fever following a bout with the flu, and monitoring was required because of his age, said France.
King, who has a history of diabetes, had a 100.4-degree fever following a bout with the flu, and monitoring was required because of his age.
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BB wanted the St Johns gospel singers to leave Indianola, but decided if he was going to make it in music, he would have to break out alone.
In 1947, BB and his wife were able to pay off all their sharecropping debt, and in 1948, BB moved back to Memphis with his mind set on making it big.
BB was now $100,000 in debt, and had to buy a new bus, which he bought for $27,000.
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 BB King
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.
King cut a plethora of sides in Memphis over the next couple of years for RPM, many of them produced by a relative newcomer named Sam Phillips (whose Sun Records was still a distant dream at that point in time).
King was one of a precious few bluesmen to score hits consistently during the 1970s, and for good reason: he wasn't afraid to experiment with the idiom.
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B.B.'s style is best characterized by saying that he knows when to play the right note and he knows when silence is better than a whole string of notes.
Contributor's comments: The "King of the Blues" continues to be my favorite for one burning reason, he has been the one instrumental in bringing blues to the main stream.
King launched his career as a professional musician on the streets of Memphis during the 1940s.
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 BB King
BB King was born on September 16,1925 in a small cabin near the town of Itta Bena.He was named Riley B. King.
B.B. King's opening show on his first national tour in 1952 was at the Howard Theater in Washington, D. Playing with the Tiny Bradshaw band, B.B.'s performance shined, he was on his way to becoming one of the best in the business.
B.B. and Sue King were divorced in 1966, which he responded to by recording his biggest hit song,"The Thrill Is Gone," - from Live at the Apollo, (254 K, 23 sec.) Copyright ©, GRP records, 1991.
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 BB King
Riley B. King, one of the greatest, most influential blues guitar stylists, composers and singers of the 20th century was born on a cotton plantation, in Itta Bene, Mississippi, just outside the delta town of Indianola.
Although B.B. King was a huge star in the African-American music community by 1965 he was still mostly unknown in the White community.
B.B. King still works between 250 and 300 days a year, calling himself a "music workaholic." He lives (when he takes time to rest) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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 BB King At Concert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Riley B. King was born on September 16, 1925 in the area of Mississippi known as the "Delta", near the town of Itta Bena.
B.B. broke through the barriers of race and national boundaries when he recorded an adaptation of the Roy Hawkins' song, "The Thrill Is Gone".
B.B. King has also been referred to as "The Ambassador of the Blues" - he is constantly on the road, performing more than 250 shows per year.
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 B.B. King
King was born on September 16, 1925 to Albert and Nora Ella King on
King was first musically influenced by a preacher named Archie Fair at the Holiness Church in Kilmicheal who helped teach King how to play guitar and sing early in life.
While King worked as a DJ at the WDIA radio station, he adopted the professional name of "The Beale Streets Blues Boy" which was to be shorted later to 'Blues Boy King, and finally to "B.B." King.
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 BBKing, Mississippi Musician
Riley B. King was born on September 16, 1925 to Albert and Nora Ella King on a cotton plantation in Indianola, Mississippi.
B.B. King is, in the truest sense, a citizen of the world.
King knows how to have a good time and he demonstrates that the blues are much more than sad wailing.
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 BB King Tickets - 1stRowSeats.com
BB King is without a doubt the best Blues singer of all time, and certainly one of the most talented Blues guitarists too.
Riley B. King was born to a family of poor sharecroppers on a plantation near the small town of Itta Bena in the Mississippi Delta.
King's parents separated when he was only five and his mother took him to live in the nearby hill country in Kilmichael, Mississippi.
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B.B. King is considered one of the greatest blues guitarists of the late 20th century.
B.B. King was born Riley B. King on September 16, 1925 to a poor family of sharecroppers living on the Mississippi Delta, near the town of Itta Bene, Miss.
King's home life was very unstable and as a child he picked cotton to help with the family income.
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 CD Baby: BB CHUNG KING & THE BUDDAHEADS: Go For Broke - from jammindave
BB Chung King & The Buddaheads are back on the LA scene after returning from a tour of Asia and the U.S. Taking a year and a half off, Alan Mirikitani (aka BB Chung King) established his own 24 track recording studio "Dawghouse Studios" in Burbank California.
BB has always claimed blues to be his first love, but comes from a generation that loves to rock.
BB has written songs for blues legends such as Lonnie Brooks, Tinsley Ellis and recently helped Ruth Brown receive a Grammy for her performance of his song "Too Little, Too Late".
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 BB King released from hospital: Entertainment: International: News24
Houston - BB King was "back to his old self" after being discharged from a hospital on Saturday, a spokesperson for his management agency said.
King had been kept in the hospital's elderly acute care unit as a precaution, said John Koloen, a spokesperson for the hospital.
King, who won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, has become a spokesperson in the fight against diabetes.
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BB King is probably better known to most as The King of the Blues.
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 Chris Bunk.com: BB King
Last Night I had the pleasure of seeing a living lengend of Blues, BB King along with his band the Bobby "Blue" Bland Band at the Palace Theatre.
The king is old, 80 to be exact, and his age showed.
BB King not only sang many great tunes but interacted a lot with the crowd.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Bluesman BB King leaves hospital
Blues legend BB King has been discharged from hospital in Texas after a bout of flu, and his management says he is "back to his old self".
King, who is diabetic, was reported to be otherwise in good health.
King was recently awarded America's highest civilian honour by President George W Bush.
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B.B. King is one of the greatest blues guitarists of all time.
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King's unique style, heard in songs like 'Payin' the Cost to Be the Boss' and 'Why I Sing the Blues', comes from blending the genres of blues, jazz, swing, and even pop into a sound that still rings true to his country blues roots.
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 B.B. King : News
B.B. In honor of B.B. King’s 80th birthday on September 16, “The King of the Blues” will celebrate the occasion with a few of his musical compatriots on a new studio album of duets, B.B. King & Friends - 80 (Geffen/UMe), released September 13, 2005.
Blues icon B.B. King joined local and state dignitaries Friday for the groundbreaking of a $10 million museum honoring him in a Mississippi Delta town where he used to live.
King said he was "happy and nervous" about festivities and said he hopes the museum, as a whole, will inspire a new generation of musicians and artists.
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 CBC.ca Arts - B.B. King given highest U.S. honour
King's Live at the Regal album — 20 singles recorded in 1964 at the Regal Theater in Chicago — is considered a landmark in blues music history, introducing his brand of urban blues to a mainstream audience.
The musician, born Riley B. King on a Mississippi plantation, continued to expand his fan base, becoming an opening act on The Rolling Stones' 1969 American tour and broadening his success with hits during the 1970s, including To Know You Is to Love You, The Thrill is Gone and I Like to Live the Love.
King also holds a U.S. National Medal of Arts, given in 1990, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Mississippi.
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 BB King : Smooth Jazz Now :
The guitarist also recently broke ground on the BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center on the site of cotton gin where he used to work as a child.
King, who now lives in Nevada, worked from age 7 picking cotton in the Delta in order to help his family make ends meet, and is an inspiration to many.
BB King's hometown of Indianola, Mississippi wants to honor the Blues legend with a statue.
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 BB King Tickets, BB King Concert Tickets, BB King Concert Tour Dates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
BB King is a legendary blues man that has been graciously providing audiences with classic songs for over thirty years.
BB King and his guitar, Lucille, have had a profound impact on some of the music industries most talented artists.
Soulful and charismatic, BB King is a class act and amazing performer that you will not want to miss catching in person.
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 B.B. King’s Blues Club Visitors Guide — B.B. King’s Memphis, TN
B.B King’s Memphis is the original B.B. King’s Club that later branched out to New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville.
B.B. King’s Memphis is home to lively local music and a menu jam-packed with B.B. King’s favorite dishes including gumbo, catfish, ribs and much more.
B.B. King’s Blues Club is a also a great location for private events or parties.
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Documenting 60 years on the road, BB King plans to take fans along for the journey during his 60th Anniversary Tour!
With 15 Grammy Awards under his belt, you can expect to see the best of BB with your own Tickets as he travels coast to coast.
For over four decades, BB King established himself as the "King of Blues." He is one of the most recognizable and influential artists to date.
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Among echoes of BB King, Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan are elements that are all his own.
One of King's trademarks is naming his guitars "Lucille", a tradition that began in the 1950s.
Riley B. King was born on September 16, 1925, on a cotton plantation in Itta Bene, Mississippi, just outside the Mississippi delta town of Indianola.
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 Nashville B.B. Kings - Home
Welcome to B.B. Kings Blue's Club Nashville, TN Located in the heart of Downtown Nashville on Historic 2nd Avenue just blocks from Broadway, LP Stadium and The Gaylord Entertainment Center you will find one of Nashville's largest live music venues specializing in speakeasy blues, motown and classic rock.
Let the good times roll as Nashville's B.B. King's Blues Club provides not only the purest blues sound but also a dining menu that is celebrated for its true cajun comfort foods.
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 Amazon.com: Blues on the Bayou: Music: B.B. King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Opting for simplicity this time around, B.B. King gets by with a little help from his excellent backing band, producing an album that's evocative of the Louisiana countryside where it was recorded.
I have many BB King albums, and several on this CD I would rank as being up there with my all time favorite hits from the King, most notably, "Blues Man".
It is obvious BB loves what he is doing, and his band, as always, is fantastic.
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 E! News - B.B. King Hospitalized   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
King is expected to remain in the hospital until Saturday.
King and Lucille, his trusty Gibson guitar, are planning to retake the road starting Tuesday in Fort Worth, Texas.
Last month, King, a 1987 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, was at the White House to pick up his latest and biggest honor: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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