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Tempo: B.B. King

Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, November 1967

B.B. King has been getting some attention lately; still not enough for a great master, but it's attention anyway. Charles Keil did a chapter on him in his book, Urban Blues, Stanley Dance had a beautiful interview with him in Jazz Magazine a few months ago and Downbeat ran an interview with him recently. There's also been a lot of talk about his ABC Paramount Album, Live At The Regal. Here is the latest on B.B. when he played the Apollo in New York recently:

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