BB King Talks About The Blues

Coined "King of the Blues," iconic singer/guitarist B.B. King was born September 16, 1925. Born Riley B. King in Mississippi, King worked as a disc jockey in Memphis where he was dubbed "the Beale Street Blues Boy," which was later shortened to the nickname B.B.

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