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B. B. King

Musician (16-Sep-1925 — 14-May-2015)


B. B. King; with David Ritz. Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B. B. King. New York, NY: Avon Books. 1996.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. New York Times Obituary [link]

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.348)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.375)

  9. Who's Who in America 2000 (p.2612)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.827)

  11. Current Biography, 1970 Yearbook (pp.226-28)

  12. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.367-68)

  13. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.826)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.501)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.402)

  16. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.82)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.26-28)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.325)

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