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B.B. King

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09/16/1925
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1947-present
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Riley B. King, known by the stage name B.B. King, is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at #3 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. According to Edward M. Komara, King "introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that would influence virtually every electric blues guitarist that followed." King has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Speedway Ball 05/30/1953 Tomlinson Hall Indianapolis Indiana USA
B.B. King 08/30/1953 Sunset Terrace Indianapolis Indiana USA
B.B. King 08/22/1954 Sunset Terrace Indianapolis Indiana USA
Christmas Show 12/25/1954 Oakland Auditorium Oakland California USA
B.B. King 06/25/1955 Carver Community Center Kokomo Indiana USA
B.B. King 12/25/1955 City Auditorium - Houston Houston Texas USA
B.B. King 02/17/1956 Savoy Ballroom - Los Angeles Los Angeles California USA
B.B. King 02/18/1956 Savoy Ballroom - Los Angeles Los Angeles California USA
B.B. King 04/29/1956 Tomlinson Hall Indianapolis Indiana USA
B.B. King 06/01/1957 Southside Armory Indianapolis Indiana USA
B.B. King 07/12/1957 Fort Wayne Armory Fort Wayne Indiana USA
B.B. King 07/13/1957 Carver Community Center Kokomo Indiana USA
B.B. King 07/14/1957 Green Lantern Anderson Indiana USA
B.B. King 11/15/1957 Trianon Ballroom South Bend Indiana USA
B.B. King 11/16/1957 Carver Community Center Kokomo Indiana USA
B.B. King 11/17/1957 Green Lantern Anderson Indiana USA
The Alan Freed KDAY Spectacular 06/25/1961 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles California USA
International Blues Festival 08/03/1963 Regal Theatre Chicago Illinois USA
International Blues Festival 08/04/1963 Regal Theatre Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/02/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/03/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/04/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/05/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/06/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA
B.B. King 02/07/1966 The Club (IL) Chicago Illinois USA

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