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A Christmas Celebration of Hope is the thirty ninth studio album by American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter B.B. King released in November 2001 through MCA Records.
ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.
African Americans in Mississippi are residents of the state of Mississippi who are of African-American ancestry.
Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known for his numerous field recordings of folk music of the 20th century.
Albert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known by his stage name Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists.
Allan Holdsworth (6 August 1946 – 15 April 2017) was a British guitarist and composer.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (formerly Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, pp.528-29 is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atherosclerosis is a disease in which the inside of an artery narrows due to the build up of plaque.
The Attica Prison uprising, also known as the Attica Prison rebellion or Attica Prison riot, occurred at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, United States, in 1971.
B.B. King & Friends: 80 is the forty first studio album by B.B. King released in 2005.
B.B. King in London is the nineteenth studio album by B.B. King recorded in London in 1971.
The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center is a Delta blues museum with the mission to "empower, unite and heal through music, art and education and share with the world the rich cultural heritage of the Mississippi Delta.", web site.
B.B. King's Bluesville is a Sirius XM Radio channel devoted to Blues music.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barbara Hendricks (born November 20, 1948) is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer.
Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately.
Ben F. Branch (January 8, 1928 – August 27, 1987) Chicago Tribune, August 28, 1987 was an American entrepreneur, jazz tenor saxophonist, and bandleader.
Berclair is an unincorporated community located in Leflore County, Mississippi, United States.
Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
Between the Lions is an American children's television series designed to promote reading.
Justin Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T. (a backronym for King Remembered in Time), is an American rapper and record producer.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
"Black Angel Blues", also known as "Sweet Black Angel" or "Sweet Little Angel", is a blues standard that has been recorded by numerous blues and other artists.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Blues 'N' Jazz is the twenty-eighth studio blues album by B.B. King released in 1983.
Blues Brothers 2000 is a 1998 American musical comedy film that is a sequel to the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd.
The Blues Hall of Fame is a music museum located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Blues on the Bayou is the thirty sixth studio album by B. B. King, released in 1998.
Blues on Top of Blues is the fourteenth studio album by B.B. King released in 1968 on BluesWay BLS-6011.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
Blues Summit is the thirty third studio album by B.B. King released in 1993 through the MCA label.
BluesWay Records was a subsidiary label of ABC-Paramount Records, begun by Bob Thiele in 1966.
Ellas McDaniel (born Ellas Otha Bates, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known as Bo Diddley, was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment.
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White (November 12, 1906 or 1909February 26, 1977) was an African-American Delta blues guitarist and singer.
At least five record labels with the name Bullet Records have existed.
The Byblos International Festival is a Lebanese festival held in Byblos, believed to be the first Phoenician city, founded around 5000 BC.
Edwin Calvin Newborn (born April 27, 1933, Whiteville, Tennessee, is an American jazz guitarist.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The "Chitlin Circuit" is a collection of performance venues throughout the eastern, southern, and upper midwest areas of the United States that were safe and acceptable for African American musicians, comedians, and other entertainers to perform in during the era of racial segregation in the United States (from at least the early 19th century through the 1960s).
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Church Of God in Christ (COGIC) is a Pentecostal-Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership.
Completely Well, released in 1969, is the seventeenth studio album by blues guitarist B. B. King.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, enabling much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.
The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.
The Crossroads Guitar Festival was a series of music festivals and benefit concerts founded by Eric Clapton.
Crown Records was a budget albums record label founded as a subsidiary of Modern Records.
Crystal Lynn Bowersox (born August 4, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter and actress who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
David Sanborn (born July 30, 1945) is an American alto saxophonist.
Deuces Wild is the thirty fifth studio album by B.B. King released on November 4, 1997.
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (also known as type 2 diabetes) is a long-term metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin.
Diabetic coma is a reversible form of coma found in people with diabetes mellitus.
A doctorate (from Latin docere, "to teach") or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree (from the ancient formalism licentia docendi) is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession.
Malcolm John Rebennack (born November 21, 1940), better known by his stage name Dr.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
"Every Day I Have the Blues" is a blues song that has been performed in a variety of styles.
The Fender Esquire is a solid-body electric guitar manufactured by Fender, the first solid-body guitar sold by Fender, debuting in 1950.
Floyd Newman is a saxophonist, session musician and bandleader.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino complex owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on their reservation located in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Freddie King (September 3, 1934 – December 28, 1976) was an American blues guitarist and singer.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish rock guitarist.
Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.
General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama.
George Edward Coleman (born March 8, 1935) is an American jazz saxophonist known for his work with Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock in the 1960s.
George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres.
George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013) was an American musician, singer and songwriter.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Gibson Brands, Inc. (formerly Gibson Guitar Corp.) is an American manufacturer of guitars, other musical instruments, and consumer and professional electronics from Kalamazoo, Michigan and now based in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Gibson ES-335 is the world's first commercial thinline archtop semi-acoustic electric guitar (also known as "semi-hollowbody" or "thinline").
Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.
Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino is a 2007 tribute album by various artists to Fats Domino, issued by Vanguard Records.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album was awarded from 1988 to 2011 and from 2017 onwards.
The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to quality country music collaborations for artists who do not normally perform together.
The Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording was awarded from 1960 to 1986.
The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance was awarded between 1968 and 2011.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop songs on which singers collaborate.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance was awarded between 1969 and 2011.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1970 to 1990 and in 1993.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was awarded between 1970 and 2011.
The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance was an honor presented to recording artists for quality instrumental rock performances at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album was awarded from 1983 to 2011 and from 2017 onwards.
The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance is an accolade presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally named the Gramophone Awards, to performers of quality traditional R&B vocal performances.
The Grammy Hall of Fame is a hall of fame to honor musical recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance.
The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by The Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and the Grammy Trustees Award, which honors non-performers.
Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of the state capital, Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of the riverport of Memphis, Tennessee.
Guess Who is the twenty first studio album by B. B. King, released in 1972.
A guitar solo is a melodic passage, instrumental section, or entire piece of music written for a classical guitar, electric guitar or an acoustic guitar.
A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
Helena is the eastern portion of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, a city in Phillips County, Arkansas.
The Hollywood Bowl is an amphitheater in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Honorific nicknames in popular music are terms used, most often in the media or by fans, to indicate the significance of an artist, and are often religious, familial, or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic titles, used metaphorically.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
The Howard Theatre is a historic theater, located at 620 T Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C. Opened in 1910, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Improvisation is creating or performing something spontaneously or making something from whatever is available.
In the Wee Small Hours is the ninth studio album by American vocalist Frank Sinatra.
Indianola Mississippi Seeds is B. B. King's eighteenth studio album.
Indianola is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta.
Inverness is a town in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States.
Itta Bena is a city in Leflore County, Mississippi, United States.
Ivan Neville (born August 19, 1959, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American multi-instrumentalist musician, singer, and songwriter.
Jamil Nasser, born George Joyner (June 21, 1932 – February 13, 2010) and also credited on some of Ahmad Jamal's recordings as Jamil Sulieman, was an American jazz musician.
Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan (born March 20, 1951, Oak Cliff, Dallas County, Texas, United States) is an American blues rock guitarist and singer based in Austin, Texas.
Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American pianist, keyboard player, and composer.
John McLaughlin (born 4 January 1942), also known as Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, is an English guitarist, bandleader and composer.
Jonathan George Brewer (born 30 January 1950) is an English documentary director and producer who was formerly a manager of rock music acts and artists.
Juke joint (or jook joint) is the vernacular term for an informal establishment featuring music, dancing, gambling, and drinking, primarily operated by African Americans in the southeastern United States.
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
Kent Records was a Los Angeles-based record label, launched in the late 1950s by the Bihari brothers.
KFFA (1360 AM) is an American radio station licensed by the FCC to serve the community of Helena, Arkansas.
Kilmichael is a town in Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States.
King Biscuit Time is the longest-running daily American radio broadcast in history.
King Size is the twenty-fourth studio album by B. B. King, released in 1977.
King's X is an American rock band that combines progressive metal, funk and soul with vocal arrangements influenced by gospel, blues, and British Invasion rock groups.
Koko Taylor (born Cora Anna Walton, September 28, 1928 – June 3, 2009) was an American singer whose style encompassed many genres, including Chicago blues, electric blues, rhythm and blues and soul blues.
KWEM Radio was set up by the KLXR-Razorback Network in 1946, in West Memphis, Arkansas.
L.A. Midnight is the twentieth studio electric blues album by B. B. King released in 1972.
Lansing Municipal Airport is a public airport located south of Chicago, in Lansing, a village in Cook County, Illinois, USA.
Lansing is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan is the thirty seventh studio album by B. B. King, released in 1999.
The following list of nicknames of blues musicians complements the existing list of blues musicians by referring to their nicknames, stage names and pseudonyms, thereby helping to clarify possible confusion arising over artists with similar or the same nicknames.
The National Medal of Arts is an award and title created by the United States Congress in 1984, for the purpose of honoring artists and patrons of the arts.
Little Kids Rock (LKR) is a charity in the United States that encourages and enables children to play popular music.
Live & Well is the sixteenth studio album by B. B. King released in 1969.
Live at San Quentin is a 1990 live album by blues guitarist B. B. King performed at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California.
Live at the Apollo is a Blues album by B.B. King and the Phillip Morris "Super Band" recorded at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.
Live at the Regal is a 1965 live album by American blues guitarist and singer B.B. King.
Live in Cook County Jail is a 1971 live album by B.B. King recorded in Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois.
Lucille & Friends is a compilation album by B.B. King released in 1995.
Lucille is the fifteenth album by blues artist B. B. King.
Lucille is the name B.B. King gave to his guitars.
Lucille Talks Back is an album by B. B. King, released in 1975.
Lying in repose is the condition of a deceased person, often of high social stature, whose body is available for public viewing.
Released in 2000, Makin' Love Is Good for You is the thirty-eighth B. B. King studio album.
Manchester is a city in Coffee County, Tennessee, United States.
Festival Mawazine The rhythms of the world is a Moroccan international festival of the largest music festivals in the world Festival Mawazine is The largest music festival in the world attended by the biggest stars and artists in the world Festival Mawazine is the largest music festival in Africa and the Middle East held annually in Rabat, Morocco, featuring many international and local music artists.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
Memphis Blues is the tenth studio album by American singer Cyndi Lauper.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Midnight Believer is the twenty fifth studio blues album by B. B. King released in 1978.
The Mississippi Blues Trail was created by the Mississippi Blues Commission in 2006 to place interpretive markers at the most notable historical sites related to the birth, growth, and influence of the blues throughout (and in some cases beyond) the state of Mississippi.
The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.
Morgan Freeman, The New Yorker, July 3, 1978.
My Kind of Blues is the sixth studio album released by B. B. King in 1961.
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-series)
This page lists the winners and nominees for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-series).
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.
The National Heritage Fellowship is a lifetime honor presented to master folk and traditional artists by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The North Sea Jazz Festival is an annual festival held each second weekend of July in the Netherlands at the Ahoy venue.
One Kind Favor is B.B. King's 42nd and final studio album.
OneTouch Ultra is a blood glucose monitoring device for people with diabetes and is the foundation product for LifeScan's OneTouch Ultra Family of blood glucose monitoring systems.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
Phineas Newborn Jr. (December 14, 1931 – May 26, 1989) was an American jazz pianist, whose principal influences were Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, and Bud Powell.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.
The Polar Music Prize is a Swedish international award founded in 1989 by Stig Anderson, best known as the manager of the Swedish band ABBA, with a donation to the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
The Portland Press Herald (and Maine Sunday Telegram; collectively known as The Portland Newspapers) publish daily newspapers in the city of Portland, Maine, in the United States.
Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017.
The President and Fellows of Harvard College (also called the Harvard Corporation) is the smaller of Harvard University's two governing boards, the other being its Board of Overseers.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.
Rabat (الرِّبَاط,; ⴰⵕⴱⴰⵟ) is the capital city of Morocco and its third largest city with an urban population of approximately 580,000 (2014) and a metropolitan population of over 1.2 million.
Veronica "Randy" Crawford (born February 18, 1952, Macon, Georgia) is an American jazz and R&B singer.
Rattle and Hum is the sixth studio album by Irish rock band U2, and a companion rockumentary film directed by Phil Joanou.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Reflections is the fortieth studio album from B.B. King, released in 2003.
The Regal Theater, located on Chicago's south side, was an important night club and music venue built in Chicago in 1928.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Rhythm, Country and Blues is an album featuring duets between R&B and country music artists on classic songs.
Riding with the King is a blues album by Eric Clapton and B.B. King that was released in 2000.
Robert William Cray (born August 1, 1953) is an American blues guitarist and singer.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" was the cover story of a special issue of Rolling Stone, issue number 963, published in December 2004, a year after the magazine published its list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time".
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Music or Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien, founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden.
RPM Records was an American record label launched in the early 1950s in Los Angeles.
Rutgers University Press is a nonprofit academic publishing house, operating in New Brunswick, New Jersey under the auspices of Rutgers University.
Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003) was an American record producer who played an important role in the development of rock and roll during the 1950s.
Sandra Keith Boynton (born April 3, 1953) is an American humorist, songwriter, director, music producer, children's author and illustrator.
Sanford and Son is an American sitcom that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977.
Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
Singin' the Blues is the 1956 debut album by blues performer B.B. King, issued by the Bihari brothers on their budget Crown label.
Sings Spirituals is the fourth studio album by B. B. King, released in 1960.
Six Silver Strings is the thirtieth studio blues album by B.B. King released in 1985.
Alex or Aleck Miller (né Ford, possibly December 5, 1912 – May 24, 1965), known later in his career as Sonny Boy Williamson, was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter.
Stanley Clarke (born June 30, 1951) is an American bassist and founding member of Return to Forever, one of the first jazz fusion bands.
String bending is a guitar technique where fretted strings are displaced by application of a force by the fretting fingers in a direction perpendicular to their vibrating length.
Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.
"Sweet Home Chicago" is a blues standard first recorded by Robert Johnson in 1936.
Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was a pioneer and innovator of the jump blues and electric blues sound.
Take It Home is the twenty sixth studio album by B.B. King released in 1979.
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996.
The Mirage is a 3,044 room Polynesian-themed resort and casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Rolling Stones' 1969 Tour of the United States took place in November 1969.
"The Thrill Is Gone" is a slow minor-key blues song written by West Coast blues musician Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in 1951.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
The Young and the Restless (often abbreviated as Y&R) is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS.
There is Always One More Time is the thirty-second studio album by B.B. King released in 1991.
There Must Be a Better World Somewhere is the twenty seventh studio album by B. B. King released in 1981.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
To Know You Is to Love You is the 22nd studio electric blues album by B. B. King, released in 1973.
Touched by an Angel is an American supernatural drama television series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994, and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003.
The Toyota Camry (Japanese: トヨタ・カムリ Toyota Kamuri) is an automobile sold internationally by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since 1982, spanning multiple generations.
Richard “Tuff” Green (born July 23, 1911, Greenville, MS) was a jazz and R&B bassist and bandleader.
Twist is an unincorporated community in Cross County, Arkansas, United States.
Ty Tabor (born September 17, 1961) is the lead guitarist, songwriter, and co-lead vocalist for the progressive metal band, King's X. Tabor has a wide-ranging guitar style, from big guitar riffs to soaring melodic passages.
U.S. Route 61 (US 61) is the official designation for a major United States highway which extends between New Orleans, Louisiana and the city of Wyoming, Minnesota.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
Universal CityWalk are the entertainment and retail districts located adjacent to the theme parks of Universal Parks & Resorts.
Vibrato (Italian, from past participle of "vibrare", to vibrate) is a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
WCBS-FM (101.1 FM) is a radio station offering a classic hits format licensed to New York City and is owned and operated by Entercom.
WDIA is a radio station based in Memphis, Tennessee.
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States.
West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
WGRM (1240 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve Greenwood, Mississippi, United States.
"When Love Comes to Town" is a song by Irish rock band U2 featuring blues guitarist B. B. King.
"When the Saints Go Marching In", often referred to as "The Saints", is a Black spiritual.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
"3 O'Clock Blues" or "Three O'Clock Blues" is a slow twelve-bar blues recorded by Lowell Fulson in 1946.
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