We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks – Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks – Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric Clapton – The Thrill Is Gone . Into The Night (1985) . Guitar Lesson – Phrasing Over G Progression . w/ Buddy Guy – On Meeting Jimi Hendrix . w/ Buddy Guy – I CanT Quit You Baby . w/ James Brown – Sweet Little Angel . Ain’t Nobody Home (1974 ) . How Blue Can You Get / Just a Little Love (1970 ) .

TOP 10

B.B. King Top 10 :

The Thrill Is Gone . Paying The Cost To Be The Boss . Rock Me Baby . Sweet Little Angel . Please Love Me . Ain’t Nobody Home . How Blue Can You Get? . Three O’Clock Blues . How Blue Can You Get . You Upset Me Baby .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on August 26, 2008, One Kind Favor is the twenty fourth studio album by B.B. King. >>

Riding with the King by Eric Clapton & B.B. King is their first collaborative album released on June 13, 2000. >>

Recorded on November 21, 1964, Live at the Regal is a live album by B.B. King. >>

Recorded on September 10, 1970 in Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois, Live in Cook County Jail is a live album by B.B. King. >>

Lee Ritenours 6 String Theory is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010. >>

Joe Bonamassa’s ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to theThree Kings : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[2007] B.B. King brings the blues at Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, RI >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival takes place in Chicago. BB King, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Warren Hayes, Citizen Cope and many others will be there >> 33 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Larry Graham is at BB King Blues Club in New-York City >> 60 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1968] you do not want to miss B.B. King (g), Mose Thomas (tp), Lee Gatling (ts), James Toney (org) and Sonny Freeman (drums) at Jazz Casual hosted by Ralph J. Gleason on NET. >> 29 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] BB King is at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They all pay tribute to Roy Orbison at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California >> 82 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] BB King performs in Asheville,NC >> 66 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] the U2 Lovetown Tour is finally (after two postponements) in Sydney, Australia and BB King will sit in with the Irish boys >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1999] Eric Clapton, Lenny Kravitz, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Melissa Etheridge, Garth Brooks, Gloria Estefan, John Fogerty, All Green and John Mellencamp gather for The Concert Of The Century at the White House in Washington, DC >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] you can catch B.B. King and his Blues Band at Molde International Jazz Festival in Norway >> 38 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] BB King and Peter Frampton will share the bill (and eventually play together) at Wolf Traps Performing Arts Center in Vienna Virginia >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] BB King and his band are at Estival Jazz Lugano, Switzerland >> 78 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Larry Graham is at BB Kings in New-York City. And who knows? His old friend Prince might show up. >> 46 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] BB King makes a stop at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] BB King is at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival >> 33 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Collins and BB King will share the stage aboard S.S. Presidente during the Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, LA >> 42 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] B.B. King, Trombone Shorty, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Shemekia Copeland, Gary Clark Jr and Booker T Jones, they are all at the White House for the Month Of Blues >> 56 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2002] fifty artists are gathered for a concert at Radio City Music Hall in New-York City to kick off the Year Of The Blues national celebration. It will feature BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, etc. >> 110 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2003] BB King is in New York at Live By Request where the set list is determined by viewer phone calls. Jeff Beck is due to join him on three songs. >> 83 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] B.B. King participates next to Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and many others in the first Farm Aid at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois >> 12 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] B.B. King performs at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, Missouri >> 29 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] British band Incognito featuring lead vocalists Kelli Sae, Vanessa Haynes, Natalie Williams and Maysa, performs at BB King Blues Club in New York City >> 35 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana Schuur, Joe Williams, Bobby McFerrin, The Manhattan Transfer. They all take part in the 28th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles >> 25 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1967] B.B. King shares the stage with Melvin Moore (tp), Illinois Jacquet (ts), Duke Jethro (org), Lloyd Glenn (p), Sonny Freeman (d) and, on a couple of songs, special guest T-Bone Walker at Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, California >> 7 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1971] you do not miss BB King on Rollin’ On The River, a Canadian TV Show hosted by Kenny Rogers >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Albert Collins & Jeff Beck celebrate the blues during the Apollo Hall of Fame Concert held at Apollo Theater in New-York City >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] the rumour says that Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi who are the opening act plus John Mayer who is in town may join BB King for his finale at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles >> 21 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Popa Chubby, Frank Latorre, Mike Zito & Debbie Davies celebrate with Johnny Winter his 70th birthday at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City >> 55 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1997] you do not want to miss Tracy Chapman and BB King duetting at Late Show with David Letterman on CBS >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Julian Lage opens for Jon Anderson at B.B. King Blues Club in New-York City >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] you do not want to miss B.B. King, tomorrow night at Carnegie Hall, at the Late Night with David Letterman on NBC >> 6 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] living legend BB King will be on stage with his musicians at Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga, Tennessee >> 32 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] B.B. King Blues Band performs at one of the oldest jazz festivals in Europe, Molde International Jazz Festival in Molde, Norway >> 38 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.

Official Site : The reigning king of the blues and recording artist for over four decades now with countless entries in the rhythm and blues charts.

@last.fm : King began broadcasting his music live on a Memphis radio station called WDIA. At first, he used the name The Peptikon Boy on air, which later was changed to The Beale Street Blues Boy, and then further shortened to just Blues Boy or B.B

@Discogs :

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