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16/09/1925 American musician B.B. King is born

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. King was known for appearing on average at more than 200 concerts per year.


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