The King of the Blues The King of the Blues
ReadOasis Step 4 B.B. King was a great master of blues guitar. Though he passed away on May 14, 2015, he lived to be... The King of the Blues

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B.B. King was a great master of blues guitar. Though he passed away on May 14, 2015, he lived to be 89, and he played professionally for nearly 70 years. (His first recording was in 1949.) Because of his last name and his great influence, fans will always remember him as the “King of the Blues.”

King had a unique style. Listeners can easily recognize the long, single-note of his guitar soaring above the sound of his band. He was one of America’s best-known and best-loved blu...

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