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B. B. King

T – Bone Walker joins BB King in Monterey (1967)

September 16, 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…

This month In Blues Legends 08/12

The Robert Cray Band, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Duke Robillard, Luther Allison, B.B. King, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Magic Slim, The TeardropsThey are the "Blues…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 32/52

The Edge, Tom Morello, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya, Tab Benoit, Samantha Fish, Selwyn Birchwood, Luther Allison, B.B. King, Pat Metheny, Joe Walsh, Joe Bonamassa, Jack White, Billy Gibbons , Eric JohnsonThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected…

Happy Birthday Slash

July 23, 1965 - Saul Hudson better known as Slash, English-American guitarist, long time member of Guns N' Roses is 55. Happy Birthday SirRihanna 's 'Rated R' is here fourth studio album featuring (among others) Young Jeezy, will.i.am,…

This month In Blues Legends 10

Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Lurrie Bell, David Bromberg, Albert King, Sippie Wallace, John Mayall, The Bluesbreakers, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Magic Slim, The…

Happy Birthday Jeff Beck. ‘Beck In The Day’

This day (June 24, 1944), in Wallington, Surrey England, is born Geoffrey Arnold Beck a.k.a Jeff Beck, an English rock guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Holland Blues Festival (2018) . free jam (2017) . w/ Steven Tyler - Train Kept A-Rollin'…

This month In Blues Legends 05/12

Sonny Boy Williamson II, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Sonny Landreth, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Buddy GuyThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1459…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 19/52

B.B. King, George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Joe Bonamassa & Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Dan Auerbach, Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Jimi HendrixThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 342 Posts we…

This month In Blues Legends 04/12

Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Walter Trout, Otis Spann, Johnnie Johnson, Ana Popovic, Ronnie Earl, Matt Schofield, Muddy Waters, Clark Terry, B.B King, R.L. Burnside, J.B. Lenoir, Lonnie MackThey are the "Blues Legends"…

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues.They…

We remember T Bone Walker. ‘T-Bone Walked’

This day (March 16, 1975), in Los Angeles, California, died Aaron Thibeaux 'T-Bone' Walker, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : w/ The Aces, Lafayette Leake And Chuck Berry - Everyday I Have The Blues (1972) . Don'T Throw…

Singing With David Gilmour

David Gilmour whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with a myriad of artists of all genres. They are Ben Watt, Mica Paris, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeff Beck, John Martyn, B.B. King, Tom Jones, David Bowie, Seal,…

Happy Birthday Larry Carlton. ‘Mr.335 is 73’

This day (March 2, 1948), in Torrance, California, is born Larry Carlton, an American guitarist.Tracklist : She's Out of My Life (2019) . w/ Ron King Big Band - Friday Night Shuffle (2018) . Cold Duck Time (2016) . Sleepwalk (2013) . Solo…

The White House turns ‘Blues’ (2012)

February 21, 2012 - 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"

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B.…