Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BB King

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

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

Six guitar pros on why you shouldn’t obsess over gear

It’s easy to get carried away with GAS. But before you do, take stock of everything, really understand the nuts and bolts, and try to make the most of all you have.

BB King 1925-2015: a life in music celebrated

BB King onstage in 1985
For the past three decades, Bob Hewitt has interviewed and photographed some of the world's greatest musicians, as well as producing two films on the history of the Fender guitar. Here, with input from the likes of Billy Gibbons, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Andy Fairweather Low, Bob reflects on the incredible life and legacy of BB King, a musical icon. 

King of the Blues—A Conversation with B.B. King

This interview was originally published in 2010. Go ahead and try to keep up, few will ever be able to claim they could. Keep up with what, you ask? Think about this: It's been more than 50 years since he scored his first hit single, but he's still out there traveling and performing at the age of 77, 200-plus nights...

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