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B.B. King Live with the Rolling Stones

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40 years ago, B.B. King opened for the Rolling Stones at their Nov. 28/29 shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City. And now for the first time ever, you can hear his amazing performance on the 40th Anniversary edition of the Rolling Stones’ Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out album. Check it out on iTunes now!

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B.B. King continues roadwork, some with Buddy Guy

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B.B. King  isn’t letting his recent 84th birthday slow him down as he plots an extensive fall and winter itinerary featuring a mixture of solo shows and co-headlining dates with Buddy Guy.The legendary bluesman returns to the stage Nov. 10 in Portland, OR, working his way along the West Coast through early December. Following a New Year’s Eve (12/31) performance […]

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B.B. King to present award named in his honor

30th Blues Music Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – B.B. King will present an award named in his honor during the 30th annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis next month. The Blues Foundation announced King’s participation this week. The awards show will be May 7, 2009 at Cook Convention Center. Nominees for the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Award are Janiva Magness, Bill “Watermelon Slim” Homans, […]

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BB King’s Celebrated ‘One Kind Favor’ CD

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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

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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

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

B.B. King Live

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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