The B.B. King Reader: Six Decades of Commentary

The B.B. King Reader: Six Decades of Commentary

Richard Kostelanetz
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Author:  Richard Kostelanetz
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  348
Publisher:  Hal Leonard Corporation
Year:  2005
ISBN:  9780634099274

B.B. King is a national treasure. For more than five decades, he has been the consummate blues performer. His unique guitar playing, powerful vocals, and repertoire of songs have taken him from tiny Itta Bena, Mississippi, to worldwide renown. In this comprehensive volume, the best articles, interviews and reviews about B.B. King's life and career have been gathered. Learn how he first made his mark as a disc jockey in Memphis hawking "Pepticon" elixir and taking the moniker of the "Beale Street Blues Boy"; trace his early tours and recordings; see him be swept up in the blues revival; and finally, enjoy his fame as the greatest living exponent of the blues style.