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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 Live at the BBC

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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B.B. King to play at Bonnaroo 2008

Bonnaroo 2008

Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce the initial lineup for the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The seventh annual four-day camping and music festival will be held on June 12-15 on the same beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. A full list of confirmed acts follows, and more will be announced […]

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B.B. King to be honored by NARM

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BB King to be Honored by NARM 01/08/2008 Blues icon B.B. King, an American treasure who has recorded 150 albums and accepted 14 GRAMMY Awards, will receive the National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) Chairman’s Award For Sustained Creative Achievement during the organization’s 50th Annual Convention, which will be held May 4 through May 7 at the San Francisco Marriott. […]

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Holiday Wishes

B.B. King

To all my friends and fans—Season’s Greetings to all of you and thanks for making 2007 such a great year for me and my musical family – 2008 promises to be even more eventful, so – as they say in radio – stay tuned! To all of you, I extend my warmest, personal wishes for a Happy New Year – […]

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Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD

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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New Years Eve Concert

New Years Eve

Spend New Years Eve with the King of the Blues! B.B. King will be playing a New Years Eve concert on Dec 31, 2007 at Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, NV (only 40 mins from Las Vegas!) Fan Club Presale tickets for this exciting evening are on sale NOW and will end on 10.25.07 at 4pm EDT. Get […]

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B.B. King receives honorary degree

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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Win an Autographed BB King Lucille Edition Guitar

B.B. King Lucille Edition Guitar

Join the Official B.B. King Fan Club and be entered into a contest in which one lucky person will win an autographed BB King Lucille edition guitar. Everyone who joins between Jan 1 – Dec 1 2007 will automatically be entered into the contest. New fan club members are automatically entered when they join. For more information and contest rules […]

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Presidential Medal of Freedom

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President George W. Bush today announced the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civil award. Established by Executive Order 11085 in 1963, the Medal may be awarded by the President “to any person who has made an especially meritorious contribution to (1) the security or national interests of the United States, or (2) world peace, or […]

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