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B.B. King: 'I Owe My Popularity To The Beatles. They Started The People Towards Really Listening...'

Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 13 November 1971

GUITARIST-SINGER B. B. King, at 45 the toast of many young musicians, arrives at London Airport next Friday (19) to appear in London and Bristol before going on to Europe. He brings with him his constant companion Lucille, for whom he pays no air fare, because Lucille is the name of his guitar. And to coincide with BB's arrival, the Probe label has issued the album B.B. King In London, and a single, 'Ain't Nobody Home', from it. DANNY HOLLOWAY chatted with B.B. This is the interview...

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