B.B. King

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Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Wikipedia

Age: 89 (age at death)
Born: 16 September 1925, Itta Bena, Mississippi
Died: 14 May 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary
Rest in Peace: B.B. King died on 14 May 2015, Aged 89.


283 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
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
1972 Sanford and Son B.B. King


1,273 Songs »
1 The Thrill is Gone
2 Three O'clock Blues 2001
3 Rock Me Baby 2001
4 Please Love Me 1994
5 Paying The Cost to Be The Boss
6 Sweet Little Angel
7 Why I Sing The Blues
8 Back Door Santa 2009
10 You Upset Me Baby 2001
9 Hummingbird 1999
* 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.


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