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Summary:This program follows King on tour, capturing both his thoughts in more solitary moments and his music in performance. King describes his musical beginnings, his time in Memphis, and his role in founding modern blues in the 1940s and 1950s.
Contributor:Pittard, Eric
King, B. B
Provider:Sept/Art (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Blues (Music) History and criticism
Blues musicians
Guitar music (Blues)
King, B. B
Credits:B.B. King, guitar ; with supporting instrumentalists.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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