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B. B. King

Riley Ben King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.

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I just wonder where I was when the talent was being given out, like George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Er ...

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I used to play - when I first started trying to be professional, I disk jockey from 1949 to 1955 in ...

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I don't like anybody to be angry with me. I'd rather have friends.

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Touring a segregated America - forever being stopped and harassed by white cops hurt you most 'cos y ...

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I think of guitar players in terms of doctors: you have the doctor for your heart, the cardiologist, ...

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I thought Eric Clapton was good. He still is. Not only is he good - he's rock's #1 guitarist, and he ...

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If T-Bone Walker had been a woman, I would have asked him to marry me. I'd never heard anything like ...

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When I do eventually drop, I pray to God that it will happen in one of three ways. Firstly, on stage ...

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When I do eventually drop, I pray to God that it'll happen in one of three ways. Firstly, on stage o ...

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Charlie Christian had no more impact on my playing than Django Reinhardt or Lonnie Johnson. I just w ...

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There's a sadness to all kinds of music if you want to hear it. There's also happiness to it if you ...

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I liked blues from the time my mother used to take me to church. I started to listen to gospel music ...

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The blues was bleeding the same blood as me.

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Everybody wants to go to Heaven, but no one wants to die to get there!

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The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit asha ...

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