B.B. King On Life And The Blues Blues legend B.B. King's 60-year career has included a string of hits, including You Know I Love You, Bad Luck and The Thrill Is Gone. He has received many awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Grammy and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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B.B. King On Life And The Blues

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B.B. King On Life And The Blues

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Several years past his much-heralded 2005 80th birthday and accompanying tour, B.B. King is still a living force in the world of the blues. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, King has also received seven Grammies and a Presidential Medal of the Arts.

This interview originally aired on October 22, 1996.

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