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Albums:

The Life Of Riley (The Soundtrack)

Live At Royal Albert Hall 2011 (Live From Lon…

King Of The Blues

South

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Biography:
Birth Name: Riley King
Born: 1925/09/16
Birth Place: Itta Bena, Mississippi, U.S.
Years Active: 1947–present
Genres: Blues, Electric Blues, Blues-rock, Memphis Blues, Soul Blues, Rock And Roll

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 guitar playing. In 1949, King began recording songs under contract with Los Angeles-based RPM Records. Many of King's early recordings were produced by Sam Phillips, who later founded Sun Records. Before his RPM contract, King had debuted on Bullet Records by issuing the single "Miss Martha King" (1949), which did not chart well. Later, King toured the entire "Chitlin' circuit" and 1956 became a record-breaking year, with 342 concerts booked. The same year he founded his own record label, Blues Boys Kingdom, with headquarter... Continue Bio >>

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08/11/2014 Denver Botanic Gardens
08/12/2014 Chautauqua Auditorium
08/14/2014 Pikes Peak Center
08/16/2014 Belly Up
08/18/2014 Two Rivers Convention Center
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