B.B. King

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Paul McCartney: Tribute Album To Be Released November 18th

The Paul McCartney tribute album we were the first to report on in 2010 is finally done and ready for release. Titled The Art of McCartney, it contains over 40Beatles, Wings and McCartney solo songs done by the likes of Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey, Paul Rodgers, Barry Gibb, Cat Stevens, Def Leppard, KISS, Cheap Trick and many others. McCartney gave his complete support to the project and had his touring band back many of the artists.

104.3 WOMC–09/09/2014

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B.B. King: Documentary Release Set (Video)

B.B. King: The Life of Riley, the documentary about the blues legend, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray June 17th.

104.3 WOMC–05/21/2014

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Museum Honoring African-American Music Coming to Nashville

The new museum would bring a bigger focus on African-American contributions to Music City.

04/09/2014

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Eric Clapton/Allman Brothers Band Jam Highlights Crossroads Festival Night 1

“Welcome to the Crossroads Guitar Festival,” Eric Clapton said politely, as he sat down with an acoustic guitar to kick off night one of the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden. […]

04/13/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Eric Clapton?

In What Have You Done For Us Lately?, we examine the recent output by legendary artists. Yeah, we’re happy when they return with a new album… but really, just how happy are we? We’ll gauge […]

03/18/2013

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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.

104.3 WOMC–12/03/2012

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival Coming To NYC

Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.

104.3 WOMC–11/19/2012

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Jagger Performs For Obama

In case you missed last Tuesday’s webcast of “Red White and Blues” live from the White house,  you can watch tonight at 9pm on PBS.  Among those performing were Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, […]

02/27/2012

"Workin' On The Cadillac Assembly Line"

Happy Birthday to one of the “Three Kings of the Blues Guitar” along with B. B. King and Freddie King, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Albert King[/lastfm] was known as “The Velvet Bulldozer”.  He would have been 88 today.  […]

04/25/2011

Cyndi Lauper To Release New Album – ‘Memphis Blues’

  Cyndi Lauper’s new album, Memphis Blues,  drops today – June 21.  Click on the more tab for the track list, press release and local concert dates.

04/27/2010

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