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B.B. King: Indianola Mississippi Seeds (Probe SPBA6255)

Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 31 October 1970

HOW TIMES have changed. Gone is the harsh strident guitar of the early '50s which characterised the sound of B.B. and influenced many. Of course the King riffs and the King magic is still present, but the guitar is mellow and the context is a highly different one.

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