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2015/05/26 07:43
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Music fans in the Philippines paid their respects to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute concert of his greatest hits on Sunday (May 24). King, who took his music from rural juke joints to the...
2015/05/26 07:43
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2015/05/21 19:48
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... have every intention of going out like John Lee Hooker,” Castro said in a recent phone interview. “I'm not stopping anytime soon. I know John Lee was out playing right up until the end and he was...
2015/05/19 17:40
2015/05/19 17:40
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Blues legend B.B. King, who took his music from rural juke joints to the mainstream and inspired a generation of guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Las Vegas. He was...
2015/05/18 17:10
2015/05/18 17:10
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Blues legend B.B. King, who took his music from rural juke joints to the mainstream and inspired a generation of guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Las Vegas. He was...
2015/05/17 15:52
2015/05/17 15:52
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Seizing on the tourism potential for struggling towns in the nation's poorest state, the legislature in 2004 created the Mississippi Blues Commission, which conceived the Blues Trail two years later....
2015/05/16 16:30
2015/05/16 16:30
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King was one of the last bluesmen who grew up in the segregated, pre-World War II American South. The crowd in 1968 San Francisco was unlike any B.B. King had seen before. The Mississippi-born...
2015/05/15 22:54
2015/05/15 22:54
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Now that the legendary bluesman B.B. King has died at 89, many prominent figures have weighed in with tributes, especially his fellow musicians. But few captured King's outlook on his life -- from...
2015/05/15 17:07
2015/05/15 17:07
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Music legend B.B. King performs at the Beale Street Music Festival on May 5, 2006, in Memphis. (A.J. Wolfe/Commercial Appeal) Blues legend B.B. King performs on March 2, 2004, at his Beale Street...
2015/05/15 16:18
2015/05/15 16:18
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What Made B.B. King Great: Stamina (Among Other Things) In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, Blues legend B.B. King pauses during an interview in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed...
2015/05/15 16:08
2015/05/15 16:08
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When B.B. King passed away on Thursday, the world lost one of music’s great collaborators. During a career that lasted over 70 years, King worked with nearly every icon of blues music, including...
2015/05/15 11:18
2015/05/15 11:18
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Iconic blues guitarist BB King has died, aged 89. It is reported that he passed away during the night (Thursday 14th) in Las Vegas. King was famous for his deep, raspy voices and his signature guitar...
2015/05/15 11:06
2015/05/15 11:06
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Blues legend BB King has died aged 89, his lawyer has confirmed. Known as the 'King of the Blues', the former farmhand passed away in his sleep in Las Vegas after suffering from ill health in recent...
2015/05/15 09:23
2015/05/15 09:23
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King was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the 1980s. He was hospitalised in April for a few days after suffering from dehydration related to the disease. In May he said in a Facebook post that he was...
2015/05/15 07:08
2015/05/15 07:08
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Image: Rex Features via AP Images/Associated Press The sad news broke on Friday that blues legend B.B. King has passed away at his home in Las Vegas, aged 89. Though the world will miss this giant...
2015/05/15 06:01
2015/05/15 06:01
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B.B. King's standing as "King of the Blues" was, despite its regal pomp, an understatement. Riley B. King was bigger than the blues. He was a blues performer, certainly, one who influenced more than a...
2015/05/14 19:03
2015/05/14 19:03
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MOUNT DORA — The definition of the blues varies but most of us know it when we hear it. At the seventh annual Mount Dora Blues-n-Groove Weekend, organizers will serve up 11 blues bands, with...
2015/05/14 06:42
2015/05/14 06:42
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The last one in that list, of course, was the theme tune for the famous CBS spy series of the same name starring the late Patrick McGoohan as British agent John Drake. McGoohan later went on to...
2015/05/13 12:08
2015/05/13 12:08
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Casey Prediger-singer/songwriter and raconteur The Sooke Folk Music Society has been bringing fine musical entertainment to our community for well over 18 years now. This Saturday, May 16, we are...
2015/05/10 15:25
2015/05/10 15:25
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As Lehigh Valley Music told you more than a month ago, the eighth annual Allentown’s Blues Brews and Barbecue, the one-day festival held on downtown’s Hamilton Street in June, will feature blues...
2015/05/07 20:09
2015/05/07 20:09
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CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Blues. Jazz. Country. Rock n' roll. Gospel. Southern Gospel. Cajun-zydeco. Soul/ R&B. Bluegrass.Nine of America's most well-known music genres now have their own road map.Led by...
2015/05/26 07:43
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