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B.B. King Lets the Good Times Roll

May 15, 2015 by · 1 Comment 



updated from September 21 2009 — RIP B.B. King. You will be missed

B.B. King There are moments in every B.B. King solo when the man hits a certain combination of notes, or bends the string in a way so uniquely his own, it’s almost as if he just leaned over and whispered his life’s secrets in your ear. B.B. King is that rare animal—a distinctive blues stylist. So unique is his talent that he’s taken possession of an entire position on the guitar neck, on that might as well be known as “the B spot.” Read more

Gibson B.B. King Lucille Limited Guitar

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Gibson BB King LucilleGibson Guitars — “Lucille” has been a legend ever since the King of the Blues christened his guitar with the name after saving it from a dance hall fire in Twist, Arkansas, in 1949.

Also a legendary Artist Model in the Gibson catalog since its introduction to the lineup in 1980, Lucille has only ever been produced in Ebony or Cherry finish—until now. Just in time for Christmas 2010, Gibson Custom introduces an extremely Limited Edition of Gem Series B.B. King Lucille guitars, available exclusively from Musician’s Friend. (Update: Sold out!) Read more

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