BB King

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23 Feb, 2003

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for Auld Lang Syne, and Best Traditional Blues Album for A Christmas Celebration Of Hope.

21 Feb, 2001

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King and Dr. John wins the Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t (My Baby).

23 Feb, 2000

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album for Blues On The Bayou.

25 Feb, 1992

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album for Live At The Apollo.

20 Feb, 1991

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Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album for Live At San Quentin.

1986

Blank on Blank interview

Interview

Kings tells his story to Joe Smith. The interview is animated for PBS’s Blank on Blank. King:

This is kind of how blues began — out of feeling misused, mistreated. Feeling like they had nobody to turn to. Blues don’t necessarily have to be sung by a person that came from Mississippi, as I did, because there are people having problems all over the world … When I go on the stage each night, I try my best to outguess my audience. And I like to feel in most cases like I’m a big guy with long rubber arms that I can reach around my audience and swing and sway with them, move them with me.

B.B. King on The Blues | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

25 Feb, 1986

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Recording for My Guitar Sings The Blues.

28 Feb, 1984

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Recording for Blues ‘N’ Jazz.

24 Feb, 1982

Wins Grammy

Grammy

King wins the Grammy for Best Ethnic Or Traditional Recording for There Must Be A Better World Somewhere.

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