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B.B. King: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, April 1980

A SLY old dog who knows all the tricks, B. B. King is capable of making you realise that the blues is rather more than an old man with broken teeth on his front porch. He's not ashamed of a little old-time showmanship and he's not afraid to play jazz, funk and rock'n'roll either.

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