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How to play blues like BB King

Or, otherwise known as ‘The importance of delivering the right note at the right time’.

Why you should give Eric Clapton and BB King’s Riding With The King another spin for its 20th birthday

Ahead of its 20th Anniversary reissue, we take a track-by-track look back at an album that brought together two of the most iconic figures in blues guitar with Grammy winning results.

The Genius Of… BB King – Live In Cook County Jail

How the King Of The Blues put his guitar to use in the fight against inequality.
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Listen: Eric Clapton and B.B. King’s previously unreleased Rollin’ and Tumblin’

One of two previously unreleased songs featured on the Riding With The King reissue

BB King’s ‘Lucille’ guitar auctioned for $280,000

The blues icon’s prototype Gibson 80th Anniversary Lucille fetches $280,000 at the auction this weekend.

Google’s Doodle honours B.B. King on what would’ve been his 94th birthday

Today's Google Doodle celebrates what would have been B.B. King's 94th birthday. Illustrated by Little Rock-based artist Steve Spencer.

Why BB King’s Lucille was more than just any old guitar

On the anniversary of the legendary bluesman’s passing, we remember one of the most iconic instruments of all time.

A conversation with the King Of The Blues, BB King

In this wide-ranging interview from our archives, the King Of The Blues talks technique, his all-time favourite song and why he loves old cowboy movies.

Gibson unveils the BB King Lucille 2019

Dressed up in high-end appointments, this semi-hollow is fit for royalty.

Seven guitar legends on finding your voice

BB King, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck and other musical icons dish the secrets of developing your personal playing style.
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