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RIP BB King: The Thrill Is Gone  


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15/05/2015 10:13 am  

I woke up to the news that BB King has passed away. I saw him play a few times, once in the Mid 70's when "The Thrill Is Gone" was a number one record. This was at Summerfest in Milwaukee and a great show.
The last time I saw him was about 2 years ago. He sat on a chair the whole time but played his heart out. He played many of his hits but the most memorable song that night was "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean.

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15/05/2015 5:56 pm  

A sad loss. This from the BBC

"Be good at what you can do" - Fingerbanger"
I have always felt that it is better to do what is beautiful than what is 'right'" - Eliot Fisk
Wedding music and guitar lessons in Essex. Listen at:

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02/06/2015 10:38 pm  

I never got to see BB KIng but I've heard a lot of his blues music growing up. He was an amazing artist. We've lost another great musician.


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