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16th September 1925

B.B. King

American blues musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist

Riley B. King, 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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  • Lived from
    1925 - 2015 (Died age 89)
  • Birthday:
    16th September 1925
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Virgo
  • Place of Birth:
    Berclair, Mississippi
  • Country:
    United States of America