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B.B. King

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 3 December 1971

PERHAPS MORE than any other single entertainer, B.B. King has contributed a good deal to "opening the doors" for the blues and for making it "respectable" in the sense that he has achieved a top five national hit and is the first blues artist to have played in Las Vegas!

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