B.B. King

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B.B. King
Photo Credit: vlad1369
Age: 89 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Riley B. "B.B." King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015) was an American blues singer, guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 191 photos, 1 photo album, 10 quotes, 16 trivia items, 4 magazines, 133 lists, 452 albums, 1,349 songs, 1 award, 300 film credits, 325 news stories, 3 relationships, and key facts about B.B. King!

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B.B. King is a member of the following lists: Living people, Geffen Records artists, Grammy Award winners, MCA Records artists, Kennedy Center honorees, Virgin Records artists, People from Memphis, Tennessee, Lead guitarists, American songwriters and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients.

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300 Credits »
2013 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 -
1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story The Bluesman
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Malvern Gasperon
1997 The Fearless Four Fred
1995 Cow and Chicken Blind Mudpuddle Johnson
1994 Touched by an Angel B B King
1991 Teech Uncle Isaac
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Pappy
1987 Married with Children Street Singer
1985 Spies Like Us Ace Tomato Agent
1984 The Cosby Show Riley Jackson


1,349 Songs »
1 The Thrill is Gone
2 Paying The Cost to Be The Boss
3 Please Love Me 1994
4 Sweet Little Angel
5 Ain't Nobody Home 1971
6 You Upset Me Baby 2001
7 Why I Sing The Blues
8 Sweet Sixteen
9 How Blue Can You Get 1971
10 Three O'clock Blues 2001
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.


1 Award »
Nominated for 1 Award

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325 Stories »


133 Lists »
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