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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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Born:
Sep 16, 1925 In Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
61
First Appeared:
In the movie B.B. King & Raimundo Amador Live
Latest Project:
Series Smithsonian Channel's Sound Revolution 2018
Known For
Poster of The Blues
Poster of Cow and Chicken
Poster of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Filmography
Movie B.B. King & Raimundo Amador Live Himself 2018
Movie B.B. King: Blues Summit 2018
Series Smithsonian Channel's Sound Revolution Unknown 2018
Series Soundstage Unknown 2018
Movie Blues at the BBC Himself 2018
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Movie B.B. King Live at the Royal Albert Hall 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 - Live Himself 2011-07-12
Movie B.B. King: Glastonbury Festival 2011 2011-06-22
Movie Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 2010-06-26
Movie The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert Himself 2009-11-29
Movie V.A. North Sea Jazz Himself 2009-07-10
Movie B.B. King - Live at Montreux Himself 2009-06-02
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 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2004 2004-06-03
Movie The Story Of The Blues Himself 2004-06-30
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Himself 2004-10-07
Movie Antone's: Home of the Blues Performer 2004-01-19
Movie Lightning in a Bottle 2004-02-12
Movie Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied 2003-02-04
Movie B.B. King: Live By Request Performer 2003-06-20
Movie Red, White and Blues Himself 2003-10-03
Movie Rockin' in the USA 2003-12-30
Series The Blues Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie B.B. King Live at Nicks Self 2001-01-01
Movie Johnny Winter: Pieces & Bits 2001-12-04
Movie Classic Albums: Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley Himself 2001-03-12
Movie The Jazz Channel Presents B.B. King Himself 2000-12-15
Movie Blues Masters 1999-01-01
Series A Place of Our Own 1998-01-03
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 1997-01-13
Movie A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Himself 1996-08-07
Movie When We Were Kings Himself 1996-10-25
Series Baywatch Nights Unknown 1995-09-30
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 Unknown 1990-09-10
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Legends of Rock 'n' Roll B.B. King 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 Himself 1985-07-13
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Christmas in Washington Unknown 1982-12-15
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 and Joan Baez Live 1972-01-01
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Series The Barbara McNair Show Unknown 1969-09-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Grammys Unknown 1959-05-04
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20