B.B. King Profile
|Full Name:||B.B. King - Contact B.B. King|
|Birth Name:||Riley B. King|
|Famous As:||Blues guitarist and songwriter|
|Date of Birth:||September 16, 1925|
|Place of Birth:||Itta Bena, Mississippi|
|Mother:||Nora Ella King (d. 1935)|
|Spouse:||Martha Lee Denton (Nov 11, 1944 - 1952), Sue Carol Hall (June 04, 1958 - 1966)|
|Claim to Fame:||Single Three O'Clock Blues (1951)|
B.B. King News
- Perpetual Groove Announces Phish Bakers Dozen NYC Late-Night And Two Night September Run In Brooklyn - Live for Live Music
Live for Live MusicPerpetual Groove Announces Phish Bakers Dozen NYC Late-Night And Two Night September Run In Brooklyn
Live for Live Music
Today, Athens, GA-based rockers Perpetual Groove have announced a special after-party at BB King Blues Club & Grill, just a few blocks north of the Garden, on Saturday, July 29th. The band has also announced a proper 2-night headlining run at Brooklyn ...
Charleston Post CourierBlues elder Buddy Guy remembers B.B. King and other guitar greats ...
Charleston Post Courier
It's been many years since blues was a regular part of radio playlists, and the days when individual DJs could play any song they wanted went away sometime ...
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NOLA.comSoul Revival stirs the scene at BB King's Blues Club
Uplifting, upbeat, inspirational, the Legacy Donor Foundation's Soul Revival on March 25 filled two floors of B.B. King's Blues Club with supporters who believe in the group's mission: "raising public awareness and education about the need for organ ...
Chicago TribuneFor blues fans, Mississippi Delta has many stories to tell - Chicago ...
The Mississippi Delta has no shortage of museums, historic attractions and clubs devoted to the blues.
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- Michael Phelps Reveals He Wants Baby No. 2 -- And the Moment He Found Out He Was Going to Be a Dad - Yahoo Sports
Yahoo SportsMichael Phelps Reveals He Wants Baby No. 2 -- And the Moment He Found Out He Was Going to Be a Dad
The 28-time Olympic medalist and his wife, Nicole Johnson, welcomed son Boomer in May 2016 (he made his adorable Olympic debut in Rio) and they've had a ?blast? watching their son get older. ?We're at the stage where we're constantly looking out for ...
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NoozhawkGranada Concert Series Presents Rodriguez | Arts & Entertainment ...
Indie soul singer Arum Rae performs in opening act.
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Ultimate-Guitar.ComLearn Something: What You Don't Know About the BB King Scale
The musician noted (transcribed by UG): "There's something BB King did with the minor pentatonic scale that very few guitar players fully understand. "What you don't know about this little trick could save your life onstage at that next blues jam when ...
The GuardianReaders recommend playlist: songs with proverbs and idioms
... with proverbs and idioms. A reader waxes lyrical in taking us through a playlist from your suggestions. BB King, Frank Sinatra and New Radicals all feature. 'Actions speak louder than words' ? BB King in 1984. Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/Rex ...
Reading EagleAnthony Gomes: a blues soul and a rock 'n' roll heart
"Somewhere down the road, for a split second, you forget it's B.B. King, and instead it's your adopted grandfather you're talking to," Gomes said. "And then you're joking about the bad breakfast at the hotel and you're laughing, and you go, 'Woah, this ...
Next MoshPhotos: Saxon & UFO wowed a packed house at BB King (3/30)
Back-to-back shows in New York City at Time Square's B.B. King went down on March 29 and 30. Photo coverage from the latter show in NYC can be viewed in this post. Last year saw the unleashing of a trio of Saxon releases; two boxed sets, Eagles and ...