Monday, 16 September 2019

Google honors B.B. King 94th Birthday with a Doodle


Today Google honored B.B. King 94th Birthday with a Doodle (click here for video). 

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King (click here for his official youtube channel), was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, broadcaster 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. Here are some of his best live dates:



The Thrill Is Gone (Live at Montreux 1993)


BB King Gives Soul Music To Prison Inmates

BB King Called This His Best Live Performance

His best Blues solo?


Rock Me Baby

Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011
This was the last time I saw him live!
First time I saw him at the Olympiahalle in Munich 1979!






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