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  1. 'Chief' of the BLUESRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... his music as "rockablues" - a cross between rockabilly and the blues. His inspirations include Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Magic Sam and Muddy Waters, to name a few. His career hasn't slowed over the years, and his work was recognized in 2016, when he ...

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  2. Fall into some musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2010 | Arkansas Times

    ... Moving Front) to divisive megastars (Nickelback), cult favorites (Times New Roman) to bona fide American icons (B.B. King - twice!). Here's our rundown of the best of what's to come in the upcoming months. The music season in Little Rock ...

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  3. Another double dose of the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Herald Gazette

    The Monday Night Blues series offers another double header Aug. 7 - the show features performances by both J.P. Soars and Albert Castiglia bands starting 6 p.m. in the upstairs music room of Time Out Pub, 275 Main St. Admission will be $20 at the door. J.P. Soars got the blues bug at age 12 from no less than B.B. King, winning both a guitar and concert tickets .

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  4. 10 Iconic Guitars With Names [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... era. The Fool was resold to a private collector a few years later for around $500,000. Lucille is the name B.B. King gave to his guitars. They were usually black Gibson guitars similar to the ES-345-355. In the winter of 1949, King played at a dance ...

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  5. Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/22/2017Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 7/22/2017. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar .

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  6. Tedeschi Trucks Band and friends make a great teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Cincinnati.com

    ... originals ("I Want More," "Right on Time" and "Midnight in Harlem") and covers (Eric Clapton's "Keep on Growing," B.B. King's "How Blue Can You Get"). Each featured an instrumental interlude that showed the skills of the team. And, inevitably, each ...

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  7. 'Mississippi Encyclopedia' explores people, places, thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... was for 650 pages, but the state's history blew past that boundary. Elvis Presley, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, B.B. King and other Mississippi giants get the extra attention they deserve, while most entries come in at about 750 words. "You have ...

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  8. Jazz at the JesupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... unique blend of jazz and blues that can only be found in Chicago. As a sideman he has opened for groups including B.B. King and Buddy Guy, and is a first call accompanist for some of the best in the business. Starting in 2005, Paterson was honored ...

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  9. Phil Varca & The SlamJammers Rock B.B. Kings NYC This AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Sunday, August 6th at 7:30PM Phil Varca & The SlamJammers are set to bring their raw energy and BIG sound to a discerning New York City audience as they rock the famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill opening for blues/rock legends INDIGENOUS! Having recently announced that they've joined The Wing Agency stable of performing artists, the band recently re-released TWO songs off their hit 1996 album "Ready, Willing and Able", -- the gritty blues-rockin' "Cash" and the more smooth funky grooves of "Don't Push Me" -- true staples that have helped the band power through almost thirty years of bringing music to the masses.

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  10. Jerry Lee Lewis to Play B.B. King's in NYC, Honored by Country Artists on Skyville LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the all-time greatest singer-songwriters, musicians and pianists. A true American Stylist akin to all-time greats Hank Williams , Jimmie Rodgers and Al Jolson , he is an architect of great genres such as rock n' roll and rockabilly as well as a commander of country music and the blues.

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  11. Phil Varca & The SlamJammers Set to Rock NYC's B.B. King Blues Club Sunday, August 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | PR Log

    July 20, 2017 - PRLog -- Phil Varca & The SlamJammers Set to Rock NYC's B.B. King Blues Club Sunday, August 6th Opening for INDIGENOUS Together for Nearly Three Decades, The Band Recently Signed with The Wing Agency and Re-Released Songs Off Their 1996 Album "Ready, Willing & Able" On Sunday, August 6th at 7:30PMPhil Varca & The SlamJammers are set to bring their raw energy and BIG sound to a discerning New York City audience as they rock the famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill stable of performing artists, the band recently re-released TWO songs off their hit 1996 album "Ready, Willing and Able", -- the gritty blues-rockin' "Cash " -- true staples that have helped the band power through almost thirty years of bringing music to the masses.

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  12. Blues Festival To Gather Musicians From Across The World In BoliviaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... producers in Mick Jagger and Jerry Lee Lewis\' albums. A Meanwhile, US musician Gary Erwin, who has performed with B.B. King, the Bobby Blue Band and Jimmy Rogers, will give a lecture on the history of the blues and the song\'s content. A The event ...

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  13. Shawn Brown Band to close New Port Richey concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... with national entertainers such as Percy Sledge, Al Green, Earth Wind & Fire, Clarence Carter, Little Milton and B.B. King, is just a few weeks out from backing the Blues Brothers and original soul man Sam Moore during the Capitol Fourth celebration ...

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  14. Daytona Beach concert to honor Gregg Allman Updated Jul 19, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... with for sure, but they're also going to hear some songs from some artists that had an influence on Gregg like B.B. King," Mack said. The show is billed as a homecoming for Gregg, a Seabreeze High School graduate who died in May in Savannah, ...

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  15. Robin Trower's Constant Creative EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Guitar Player

    ... of what you're doing as you're doing it, but you don't want it to get in the way of the moment. You've often cited B.B. King as the player who got you into bending when you play a vibrato. Can you speak a little about that? Well, you see, I did have ...

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  16. Coming up from the Usa Today Network: B.B. King remembered, hugging and high-fiving, Charlotte FlairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | USA Today

    Get highlights of programming across the USA TODAY Network. Today: B.B. King remembered, hugging and high-fiving, Charlotte Flair interview.

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  17. Sun Studio SessionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... to music culture for providing the first professional recording opportunities for blues legends like Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King and Rufus Thomas, as well as discovering music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Roy ...

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  18. Don't trust an airline with your instrumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Economist

    B.B. KING was famous for being inseparable from Lucille, his Gibson guitar. So much so that when taking a plane, he would book his six-string its own seat, often under the unimaginative of "Mr Guitar".

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  19. See The Peterson Brothers Live Tonight at HootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Ogden Roots and Blues, and many more. They have opened for the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Los Lonely Boys, the late B.B. King, Willie Nelson, and Lisa Marie Presley. The Peterson Brothers have also opened for and played with Buddy Guy and gained the ...

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  20. Full Show Video & Audio: Jack Casady Joins Tedeschi Trucks Band In CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | JamBase

    ... Life, Woman." Tedeschi Trucks Band continued the set with "Idle Wind," covers of Delaney & Bonnie's "Comin' Home," B.B. King's "How Blue Can You Get," Miles Davis' "Ali" and closing take on "Let Me Get By." TTB's rowdy arrangement of "Let's Go Get ...

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