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B.B. King: 1925-2015

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We celebrate the life and legacy of blues legend B.B. King with a collection of interviews and remembrances.

We celebrate the life and legacy of blues legend B.B. King with a collection of interviews and remembrances.
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San Francisco, California

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We celebrate the life and legacy of blues legend B.B. King with a collection of interviews and remembrances.

Language:

English


Episodes

Memphis Says Final Goodbye to B.B. King

5/28/2015
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Memphis paid tribute Wednesday to blues great B.B. King. Music and a parade along the famous Beale Street comes ahead of King's funeral this weekend in his native Mississippi. (All Things Considered, NPR, 6/27/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Remembering B.B. King

5/14/2015
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The great bluesman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played. (Morning Edition, NPR, 5/15/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


The Life and Work of B.B. King

5/14/2015
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NZ blues expert looks at the life and work of BB King. (Upbeat, RNZ, 5/12/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


B.B. King's Endless Blues Highways

5/14/2015
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NPR's Tom Cole offers a profile. (Music Profiles, NPR, 12/27/2002)

Duration: 00:08:00


A New Documentary Honors the Life and Music of B.B. King

5/14/2015
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Now, a new documentary traces that musical legacy from King's humble beginnings in Mississippi, to his current place in the rock 'n' roll canon. (Soundcheck, WNYC,6/5/2014)

Duration: 00:13:00