B.B. King

B. B. King (b. September 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi; died May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas) was a U.S. blues guitarist and songwriter. He is among the most respected electric guitarists; Rolling Stone magazine ranked him third in its list of the hundred greatest guitarists of all time. Born as Riley B. King, he began broadcasting his music live on a Memphis radio station called WDIA. At first, he used the name The Peptikon Boy on air, which later was changed to The Beale Street Blues Boy, and then further shortened to just Blues Boy or B.B. Read more on

blues  guitar  blues rock  jazz  classic rock  
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The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King
Paying The Cost To Be The Boss - B.B. King
Please Love Me - B.B. King
Sweet Little Angel - B.B. King
Ain't Nobody Home - B.B. King
You Upset Me Baby - B.B. King
How Blue Can You Get? - B.B. King
Why I Sing The Blues - B.B. King
Sweet Sixteen - B.B. King
How Blue Can You Get - B.B. King
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