[Slowhand] B.B. King experience
susbastille at msn.com
Sat Dec 18 14:14:55 EST 2004
I expected BB to be sitting down, I knew that. Naively, it just didn't
occur to me that age and illness might have affected the agility or the
feeling in his fingers, therefore he would play less, of course. He is not
going to attack Lucille; even at 79, he was quite aggressive enough. You're
right. Quality is the important factor, not quantity. (I suppose anyone
lucky enough to get to London in May will leave the RAH quite sated on both
Yes! BB is definitely worth seeing if you get the chance on this tour of
medium-size and small cities. He is full of warmth and charm and good humor
and an abundance of talent--he still plays guitar like only a legend can.
----- Original Message -----
From: <blues4jr at aol.com>
To: <slowhand at planet-torque.com>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 2:33 PM
Subject: [Slowhand] B.B. King experience
> I have seen BB twice (in the last 6 years) and may see him later this
> month when he comes to town. I do enjoy his "shows". And, no, he does not
> go off on long solos.
> Quality, not quantity.
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