B.B. King

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Museum Honoring African-American Music Coming to Nashville

The new museum would bring a bigger focus on African-American contributions to Music City.

04/09/2014

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Eric Clapton/Allman Brothers Band Jam Highlights Crossroads Festival Night 1

“Welcome to the Crossroads Guitar Festival,” Eric Clapton said politely, as he sat down with an acoustic guitar to kick off night one of the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden. […]

04/13/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Eric Clapton?

In What Have You Done For Us Lately?, we examine the recent output by legendary artists. Yeah, we’re happy when they return with a new album… but really, just how happy are we? We’ll gauge […]

03/18/2013

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B.B. King At B.B. Kings In NYC: The Thrill – Not Gone!

When B.B.’s left hand jumps to grab his guitar Lucille and plays a few notes, the decades melt away. Also melting: women, who screamed with each note. Add to that list: any guitar player, male or female, in the room. All of who were well aware that the way they play their instrument was influenced by what the man on the stage was doing, decades ago. So it’s a privilege to see that man still doing it today.

12/03/2012

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival Coming To NYC

Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.

11/19/2012

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