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B.B. KING
Born: September 16, 1925 // Itta Bena, MS, United States
B.B. is an abbrevation for 'Blues Boy'.

B.B. King is [a150530's cousin, and he often credits White as an early teacher and mentor.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 (Performer).
 
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B.B. King September 1976 Interview
THE WORD "blues" has become almost synonymous with the word "king". Be it Albert, Freddie or B.B. The blues as a musical form almost since the beginning of music — in one form or another. Since the blues is basically music that stems from reality — there's every reason for thinking that it will always be around. But the King of the Blues, B. B. King, is not so sure. In fact, he's more than a little perturbed as to where the blues as we know the music is headed, as he reveals in our rap...
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B.B. King June 1971 Interview
B.B. KING is the undisputed King of the Blues — fact! Every press release in existence on B.B. will tell you that he is a living legend in his own ...
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B.B. King November 1978 Interview
The King in question is Mr. B.B. King and in this exclusive interview he talks to John Abbey about the future of the blues as a musical form, his h...
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B.B. King July 1979 Interview
"I learnt the true meaning of freedom…But I also believe that music is the international denominator for bringing people together" UNDER the...
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B,B.King 1971 Interview
PERHAPS MORE than any other single entertainer, B.B. King has contributed a good deal to "opening the doors" for the blues and for making it "respecta...
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