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B.B. King
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Birth Name: Riley B. King

Age: 88, born 16 September 1925

Born and residing in: United States


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B.B. King Trailers

Rock me baby - B.B. King

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Stand by me - B. B. King

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About: Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925), known by the stage name B.B. King ("B.B." short for Blues Boy), is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and fluid, complex guitar playing. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No.3 on its list of the "100 greatest guitarists of all time". According to Edward M. Komara, King "introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibr ... (more)

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2. Spies Like Us (1985)
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303 Watched
3. Heart and Souls (1993)
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3. The Cosby Show (1984)
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4. Sesame Street (1969)
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771 Watched
5. Cow and Chicken (1995)
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6.1
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3. 80
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☭Gary added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
My Favorite Guitarists (20 person items)

"His voice is great, and his guitar playing can be full of gimmicks but he's always fun to listen to, even if all his albums sound the same. "


dannyjai added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Honorific nicknames in popular music (158 person items)

"NICKNAME: King of the Blues "


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Music Blues performer (18 music items)
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Favourite Songs (44 person items)

"The Thrill Is Gone"


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Famous People Who Stutter (23 person items)

" B.B. stuttered from the time he was a child. David Shirley, while in grade school King attended the lively Pentecostal church services, and it was there that he discovered he had a special gift for music. People were amazed that he could sing so beautifully without stuttering. “I struggle with words. Never could express myself the way I wanted. My mind fights my mouth, and thoughts get stuck in my throat. Sometimes they stay stuck for seconds or even minutes. As a child, I stuttered. What"


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