B.B. King: Remembering the blues guitar master

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We know we’re not alone in expressing our sadness in learning this morning that B.B. King passed away last night. We’re certainly not the only ones blasting his tunes in the office this morning, either.

There’s no denying the effect that the legendary blues guitarist has had on the genre; his soulful approach to the ol’ six-string has become something of a standard for blues musicians far and wide.

In case you haven’t already fired up a Spotify playlist, here are a few classic B.B. King videos for your nostalgic listening enjoyment.


“The Thrill is Gone”

Live at Sing Sing Prison

“Sweet Little Angel”

“Rock Me Baby”

“Why I Sing the Blues”


What’s your favorite B.B. King song?

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