By Steve Newton
A few days ago I posted an audio excerpt from an interview I did with blues legend Albert King back in 1990, in which he talked about his biggest musical influences.
As a followup, I thought I’d post a soundbite from another King I loved. Way back in 1984 I did my first interview with B.B. King when he was playing a string of shows at the Plazazz Showroom in North Vancouver.
Man, was he ever a nice guy.
Here he is talking about what it’s like to carry the title of King of the Blues, and who would be his King.
Have a listen. (You need to crank the volume way up.)
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