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B. B. King is one of the most influential blues musicians of all time, earning the nickname "The King of the Blues". Born Riley B. King in 1925, King was known professionally as B. B., which was itself short for "Beale Street Blues Boy". He passed away in 2015.
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"B. B. King, 1971" (2021). Music. 3.
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