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B.B.King Wins Two Grammys!

The 45th Annual Grammy Awards were good to B.B.King.B.B. added two Grammys this past Sunday to his previous 11 Grammy wins.This years Grammy award wins were for the 2002 Best Pop Instrumental Performance for “Auld Lang Syne” and2002 Best Traditional Blues Album for “A Christmas Celebration of Hope”.BB King has been nominated for 27 Grammy Awards through 2002.Congratulations B.B.!

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The King Jams With Phish

B.B.King stunned several thousand Phish fans on 2/24/03 at the Continental Airlines Arena at East Rutherford, NJ, when he came out and played 50 minutes of classic King material with the kings of impovisational jamband music. Here is a clip from a show review on www.phish.net: “Now, I’m gonna warn some people again about expectations. To see Phish jam with […]

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B.B. King Salutes the Blues

On February 7th B.B. King performed at Radio City Music Hall as part of the “Salute To The Blues” benefit show. Renowned artists across multiple genres and generations took the stage to celebrate their common heritage – the blues. Those appearing included Robert Cray, Bonnie Rait, Buddy Guy, Chuck D, Aaron Neville, Dr. John, Venon Reid, Shemekia Copeland and many […]

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B.B.King To Play Doheny Blues Festival

From Billboard.com:Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny Lang and Marcia Ball, will be on hand for the Doheny Blues Festival next weekend in Dana Point, Calif. Produced by Omega Events and sponsored by Miller Genuine Draft, the event will take place May 18-19 at the 62-acre Doheny State Beach park.

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The King Is On The Road

B.B.King is out on the road and blowing up a venue near you. Be sure to check out the events page or hit up the link to see where B.B. will be next.

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Here & There – The Uncollected B.B. King

Along with releasing his own albums and singles over the course of half a century of recording, the prolific B.B. King has contributed to numerous soundtracks and recorded duets for albums by artists as far flung as Willie Nelson, Albert Collins, Gary Burton and Grover Washington, Jr. Now, 11 of the best B.B. King recordings from 1983 to 2001 never […]

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