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The B.B. King companion

five decades of commentary

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Published by Schirmer Books, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, B. B

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBB King companion
    Statementedited by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Anson John Pope.
    ContributionsKostelanetz, Richard., Pope, Anson John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.K473 B3 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL658750M
    ISBN 100028646193
    LC Control Number97003968

      View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of From The Beginning on Discogs/5(11). The original, rarely heard LP, titled simply "B.B. King" when it appeared around October , was the twelfth and last of B. B.'s albums to be issued on Crown. For later LP reissues it was renamed The Soul Of B.B. King, a title that reflected the spirit of the age (and was less confusing for record buyers).

    Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Cambridge Companion to Blues and Gospel Music (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Cambridge Companion to Blues and Gospel Music perhaps analogous in impact to the effect of people like B. B. King on a young Eric Clapton a decade earlier. There was a crucial. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: The B.B. King companion. c Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents.

    In a jaw-gnashing exercise of discographical loggerheads, The Soul of B.B. King was just a retitled version of a King album previously released on the Crown label, B.B. r muddling the record-keeping, The Soul of B.B. King would appear on both the United and Custom labels (both of which were, like Crown, budget imprints of the Modern Records company).8/   The Book of the KIng was an OK book. Although I thought it was to predictable, the similies and metaphors made up for it. It is about a boy named Owen who has no dream but finds one because of a magical book. He uses the book to enter another world 4/5.


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Discography: p. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexPages: B.B. King is a national treasure. For more than four decades, he has been the consummate blues performer.

His unique guitar playing, powerful vocals, & repertoire of songs has taken him from tiny Itta Bena, MS, to worldwide : Richard Kostelanetz. Get this from a library. The B.B. King companion: five decades of commentary. [Richard Kostelanetz; Anson John Pope;] -- "B. King is a national treasure.

For more than four decades, he has been the consummate blues performer. His unique guitar playing, powerful vocals, and repertoire of songs has taken him from tiny.

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KIng as told to Jim Rockett. The B. King Companion: Five Decades of Commentary by Richard Kostelanetz Updated Ap – By Miles Jordan Ranging from two to 32 pages, these interviews, profiles and analyses give a rather complete portrait of the world’s best-known bluesman.

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B.B. King remains perhaps one of the most best-known blues musicians. This Companion draws on articles, interviews and reviews to give the reader an inside look at the guitar-playing, blues-singing, Grammy Award-winning King of the Blues.

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Along the way you also learn much about the history of 20th century music. B.B. is the king of blues, but as his book reveals he. The B. King Treasures: Photos, Mementos & Music from B. King's Collection is by King, Dick Waterman and Charles Sawyer.

Sawyer, who wrote the first book-length biography of King, The Arrival of B.B. King, contributes a concise biography from King's days growing up in Mississippi to his days as an ambassador for the music.5/5(22).

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Features note-for-note transcriptions of King classics, blues standards. B. King's numerous honors include an honorary doctorate from Yale University, a Presidential Medal of the Arts, and fifteen Grammy Awards.

He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame, and has more than ninety albums and anthologies to his : HarperCollins US. This intimate portrait of living legend B.B. King celebrates the blues singer and guitarist with 75 color and black-and-white photos, facsimile reproductions of items from his personal archive, and--similar to the popular "The Sinatra Treasures"--an audio CD featuring unreleased music and interviews.4/5.

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