Soundstage

B.B. King

Season 16, Episode 4 of 13

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. With trademark Gibson "Lucille" settled on his lap, B.B. King presents a set filled with staggering guitar jams on hits like "The Thrill Is Gone" and "One Kind Favor." In between songs, King's characteristic affable persona shines through as he introduces the band he's always toured with and shares stories from his life. Throughout the show special guests Terrence Howard, Solange, and guitarist Richie Sambora stop by to jam and pay tribute to this renowned blues master. Don't miss legend B.B. King in his element on this episode of Soundstage!

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
1/29/2009
11 p.m.
1/30/2009
4 a.m.
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