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photo credit: Maria Ives

B.B. King At B.B. Kings In NYC: The Thrill – Not Gone!

When B.B.’s left hand jumps to grab his guitar Lucille and plays a few notes, the decades melt away. Also melting: women, who screamed with each note. Add to that list: any guitar player, male or female, in the room. All of who were well aware that the way they play their instrument was influenced by what the man on the stage was doing, decades ago. So it’s a privilege to see that man still doing it today.

12/03/2012

Joe Bonamassa, Billy Gibbons, Derek Trucks, Dusty Hill. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

ZZ Top, Derek Trucks Pay Tribute To Freddie King At Rock Hall

One early, and lesser hyped, highlight of Saturday night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony came with the posthumous induction of blues legend Freddie King. ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill took […]

04/17/2012

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