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B.B. King

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.

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B.B. King With His Guitar, Lucille

B.B. is such a prolific musician...he's been playing since the 1940s and is still going strong. I highly recommend going to his museum in Indianola, Mississippi if you enjoy blues music!

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