B.B. King

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B.B. King
B.B. King
Born:
September 16, 1925
Birth Name:
Riley Ben King
Nickname:
King of the Blues
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination.
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Some Facts
Mentioned in the song "Life Is a Rock But the Radio Rolled Me" by Reunion.
He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1990 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Is a vegetarian, non drinker, non smoker, and a licensed pilot.
He plays a Gibson B.B. King Lucille. The model he plays used to have a Gibson number name, but starting in 1982, after making some special modifications per King's requests, the guitar became the Lucille model.
Owns blues clubs in Memphis, New York City and Los Angeles.
Personal Quotes
Everybody wants to go to Heaven, but no one wants to die to get there!
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(when asked what he would do differently, could he live his life over) I would have finished high school.
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Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin', too.
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About 15 times, a lady has said: "It's either me or Lucille.". That's why I've had 15 children by 15 women.
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