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B.B. King
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B.B. King


: 177 cm / 5 ft 10 in


: 16 September 1925


: Itta Bena, Mississippi, US


: Virgo


: 14 May 2015


: 89 years

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  • He was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer
Real name:Riley B. King


How tall was B.B. King?177 cm / 5 ft 10 in
Born:16 September 1925
When did B.B. King die? / Died14 May 2015
How many years did B.B. King live? / Lived89 years
Where was B.B. King born?Itta Bena, Mississippi, US
Zodiac sign:Virgo
Hair color:White
Eyes color:Brown

 Who was B.B. King? / Facts   

  • Debut - He was attracted to music and the guitar in church, and began his performance career in juke joints and local radio
  • He introduced the style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists
  • Fame - inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and is considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time
  • Nicknames - "The King of the Blues", and one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" along with Albert King and Freddie King
  • He appeared at more than 200 concerts per year on average into his 70s
  • In 1956, he reportedly appeared at 342 shows
  • Death - at the age of 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 14, 2015, from congestive heart failure and diabetic complications

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