The All Music Guide praises B.B. King in no uncertain terms as "the single most important electric guitarist of the last half century." This outstanding book in our Guitar Recorded Versions series provides note-for-note transcriptions with tab for 35 hits from this living legend from 1950 to 2000, including: Ask Me No Questions * B.B. Blues * Bad Luck Soul * Chains and Things * Five Long Years * I Want You So Bad * King of Guitar * Lucille * Paying...
Blues legends B. B. King, Rufus Thomas, and many friends play jam sessions and tell stories about Beale Street's heyday; revealing the love and respect musicians had, and still have for each other. This 1990 documentary has been remastered in HD.
Told through his own words, the documentary reflects on his traumatic childhood, his difficult struggle with drugs and alcohol, the loss of his son, and how he always found his inner strength and healing in music. It features extensive interviews with Clapton himself, along with his family, friends, musical collaborators, contemporaries and heroes, including late music icons B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison.
The man needs no introduction. Truly the reigning king of blues, over the last 60 years B.B. King has developed one of the world's most identifiable guitar styles and has influenced thousands of musicians. Known for integrating precise and complex string bends with left hand vibrato, King has a uniquely regal and velvety tone making every note count.