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B.B. King: Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown

Charles Shaar Murray, Q, February 1993

From the no-horse town of Ita Bena, Mississippi, to the planet's most prestigious culture palaces, Riley "Blues Boy" King has spent half a century as the biggest thing in the world of blues, the undisputed king. Bands – from U2 down – dig him. People love him. And yet, he tells Charles Shaar Murray, "I feel there's a lot more that can be done."

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