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BB King’s Celebrated ‘One Kind Favor’ CD

BB King’s Celebrated ‘One Kind Favor’ Available Now Rolling Stone says “This isn’t just B.B. King’s best album in years, it’s one of the strongest studio sets of his career, standing alongside classics such as Singin’ the Blues and Lucille. Where those early titles highlighted his youthful, wailing vocals and stinging guitar, this one plays to King’s current strengths: the […]

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NBC ‘Chime In’ Campaign

B.B. KING, CLINT BLACK, THE B-52S, RICHIE SAMBORA, THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT, THE FLAMING LIPS AND T.I. ADD THEIR MUSICAL TALENTS AND STAR POWER TO NBC’S ‘CHIME IN’ PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN Published: October 27, 2008 NBC Asks Viewers to ‘Chime In’ At NBC.com For A Chance To Have Their Chiming Talents Featured On-Air BURBANK, Calif. – October 27, 2008 – NBC […]

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COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®!

CELINE DION, FOO FIGHTERS, B.B. KING, JOHN MAYER AND TAYLOR SWIFT SET TO PERFORM ON “THE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!! – COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®” New One-Hour Entertainment Special – Announcing Nominations for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards and Celebrating the Grand Opening of the GRAMMY Museum – Airs Dec. 3 Live on CBS from NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE […]

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The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center Grand Opening Announced for September 13, 2008 He started life as Riley B. King in one of America’s most impoverished places, the Mississippi Delta. He had little but the dream in his heart and a destiny that would take him around the world. Now he’s an international music icon, and music lovers everywhere […]

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NEW LIVE! CD and DVD from Blues great B.B. King

It has been estimated that blues great B.B. King has played more than 10,000 shows in a career spanning nearly 60 years. Whenever the King of the Blues has carried his venerable guitar Lucille onto any stage at any time, the performance has become an unforgettable classic–and on occasion has been immortalized on some of the greatest live albums ever […]

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B.B. King Talks With Greta Van Susteren

Greta Van Susteren from FOX news interviewed B.B. King. Below is a transcript of the interview.You can see the video at this link GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, HOST: Who doesn’t know this man, the king of blues, B.B. King? But now you will really get to know him. He is 82 years old and has been performing for more than 50 […]

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Live At The BBC CD

B.B. King is universally recognized as the leading exponent of modern blues. A fourteen-time Grammy winner, he has received virtually every music award, including the Grammy for Lifetime Achievement in 1987. He is one of the greatest, most influential blues guitar stylists, composers and singers of the 20th century and is without a doubt the single most important electric guitarist […]

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Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD

The second staging of guitar hero and rock legend Eric Clapton’s CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL found a sweet home in the Second City on July 28, 2007 when many of the world’s greatest guitarists convened for a concert benefiting Clapton’s Crossroads Centre rehabilitation facility in Antigua. Filmed live at Chicago’s Toyota Park, the 2-DVD set CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL 2007 FROM CHICAGO […]

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B.B. King receives honorary degree

Boston Herald By Associated Press Monday, May 28, 2007 PROVIDENCE – Blues legend B.B. King received an honorary doctor of music degree at Brown University’s commencement ceremony today and then took the microphone to serenade the graduating class. “I didn’t bring Lucille; she’s asleep today,” said King, referring to the name he’s given his guitars that made him famous. “I […]

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