B.B. King

Biography

B.B. King, stage name of Riley B. King was a guitarist and songwriter.

With a long career behind him, today is one of the most important exponents of the blues alive. With his "Lucille", a custom guitar GibsonES-355, it has become an icon of the same musical genre as early as the fifties. He had such a great career that is still recognized as the king of the blues. He won 14 times Grammy. In Rolling Stone magazine's place as guitarist sixth best of all time (list of the 100 best guitarists according to Rolling Stone). His sound is characterized by warm and pleasant sounds that create an elegant blues that distinguished him throughout his career. His guitar style is characterized only by solo parts that alternate the verses, but never lapsing in accompaniment parts.