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B. B. King
(1925-____) born on
Sep 16
US blues singer, musician. "The King of the Blues" and his guitar "Lucille" created a signature vibrato style; his 50+ albums include "Six Silver Strings," 1985; won 5 Grammys.
Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.

Nobody loves me but my mother,
And she could be jivin' too.
I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Sunday Times" (London), 4 Nov 1984.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Readers' Digest."
K: In "Sunday Times" (London), 4 Nov 1984.

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