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9/18/09 – Happy Birthday B. B. King!

Posted: September 18th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: R&B | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

B. B. King

Happy 84th Birthday!

Matt The Cat With The King Of The BluesB.B. King just celebrated his 84th birthday on Wednesday, September 16th and this week I’m honoring “The King Of The Blues” with a full podcast featuring his music.  I’m focusing on his entire career to demonstrate the various “periods” that B. B. has been through musically.  From his strong beginnings right out of the gate on RPM Records in the early 1950s to his incredible live performance at Chicago’s Regal Theater.  His huge pop crossover breakthrough in 1970 to his duets with U2 and Eric Clapton.  I will also feature his most recent work, “One Kind Favor”, which came out in 2008.

This week’s Cat Fight is between the birthday boy and Howard Tate.  Listen to both versions of “Ain’t Nobody Home” before you voice your choice and vote for your favorite.

Here’s to the legendary B. B. King rolling on strong for many more years to come!

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