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B.B. King

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925), known by the stage name B.B. King, is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and fluid, complex guitar playing. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article B.B.King, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 16, 1925 In Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Monochrome: Black, White & Blue
Latest Project:
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Known For
Poster of The Five Keys to Mastery
Poster of Antone's: Home of the Blues
Poster of The Blues
Movie B.B. King & Raimundo Amador Live Himself 2020
Movie Blues at the BBC Himself 2020
Movie Monochrome: Black, White & Blue 2020
Movie B.B. King: Blues Summit 2020
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Movie B.B. King: Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011 Himself 2012-03-20
Movie B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2012-10-15
Movie Louder Than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story 2012-07-17
Movie B.B. King: Glastonbury Festival 2011 2011-06-22
Movie Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 2010-06-26
Movie B.B. King: Soundstage - Live Himself 2009-01-29
Movie B.B. King: Live At Montreux 1993 Himself 2009-06-02
Movie V.A. North Sea Jazz Himself 2009-07-10
Movie The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Himself 2009-11-29
Movie Jazz Evolution Guitar 2008-08-12
Movie B.B. King: Live Himself 2008-11-24
Movie Soul Power Himself (archive footage) 2008-09-04
Movie Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 Himself 2007-06-13
Movie Buddy Guy Can't Quit The Blues 2006-10-31
Movie The Five Keys to Mastery Himself 2005-06-03
Movie The Story Of The Blues Himself 2004-06-30
Movie Antone's: Home of the Blues Performer 2004-01-19
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Himself 2004-10-07
Movie Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2004-06-03
Movie Lightning in a Bottle 2004-02-12
Movie Rockin' in the USA 2003-12-30
Series Soundstage Unknown 2003-06-03
Movie Red, White and Blues Himself 2003-10-03
Series The Blues Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie B.B. King: Live By Request Performer 2003-06-20
Movie Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied 2003-02-04
Movie Johnny Winter: Pieces & Bits 2001-12-04
Movie Classic Albums: Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley Himself 2001-03-12
Movie B.B. King Live at Nicks Self 2001-01-01
Movie The Jazz Channel Presents B.B. King Himself 2000-12-15
Movie Blues Masters 1999-01-01
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Malvern Gasperon 1998-02-05
Movie B.B. King: Live In Africa '74 1998-05-13
Series Cow and Chicken Unknown 1997-09-16
Movie Wired for Sound: A Guitar Odyssey 1997-12-02
Movie When We Were Kings Himself 1996-10-25
Movie A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Himself 1996-08-07
Series Baywatch Nights Unknown 1995-09-30
Movie Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music 1993-11-02
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Guitar Legends EXPO '92 at Sevilla - The Blues Night Himself 1991-10-15
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Pappy 1990-09-10
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Legends of Rock 'n' Roll B.B. King 1989-01-01
Movie Albert King & B.B. King: Japan Blues Carnival Himself 1989-01-01
Movie Amazon Women on the Moon Himself 1987-09-18
Movie B.B. King & Friends Himself 1987-04-14
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie Spies Like Us Ace Tomato Agent 1985-12-06
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Movie B.B. King - Austin City Limits 1982 Musician - guitar, vocals 1982-05-30
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Series Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
Movie B.B. King & Joan Baez - Live At Sing Sing 1972-01-01
Movie We Have Come for Your Daughters 1971-09-20
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Grammy Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20