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Round Me is also the story Blues PDFEPUBof how blues music changed during its migration from the Mississippi Delta to urban areas such as Chicago Rolling Stone calls BBs memoir a very American success story told with the lyricism and leisurely pace of a born storyteller.. A great story about a great man Wow BB King is one of the hardest working musicians around and still working hard This is written as though BB King was telling you the story himself whilst sitting around playing some tunes on his Lucille Definately worth the buy

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 Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B. B. King

A story that spans tragedy triumph and everything in betweenand he tells Blues All Around Me The eBook #200 it just how he plays it straight from the heart A true to life tale of overcoming monumental odds to succeed as an artist in an often unfriendly world Blues All A. I m a blues musician but everybody should read this It s very entertaining but it also says a lot about the Jim Crow era in the south This is obviously him telling his own story complete with the imperfections he can an can t see You have to read between the lines to see what he had to put up with when negotiating with the recording establishment He did it just like Satchmo with a big toothy smile for the white people and wink to people of color I hope the time has come when you don t have to do that any Mr King you taught me how to sing through my guitar not shred like the rockers Every time I do that bend I think of you

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All Around MOBI #240 A treasure trove of informationtold with real feeling Washington Post Book WorldCharminghonesttranscendent It reads like a warm and lengthy conversation with a close friend BillboardThe undisputed king of the blues BB King puts his life into words in. I read this book in 2000 and passed it on to a dear Vietnam Veteran Medic who passed on himself about 5 years ago The book is VERY open and honest some parts of it about his girlfriends of the past are just plain riveting Throughout the style and approach are as relaxed and laid back in approach as much as BB s music is a pleasure to listen to My ex wife met BB King at AFN Headuarters in the 1980 s and did not know who he was my mother sat beside him in an interview he conducted in the seventies and throughout my life I have been listening to him as one of the kindest gentlest souls I have ever known and look forward to the music for years to come The book goes into his past from his start to his stardom in the 1990s It is very detailed and I don t want to spoil any of it To my friend Mr Jones I wish you RIP but I am glad we had a chance to share this wonderful boo If you want to know about BB s background this is where to get the info straight from BB himself


13 thoughts on “ Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B. B. King

  1. says:

    As someone who loves B.B. King's music, his autobiography was a joy to read. I just wish he had gone into detail in several places. I was struck by how much he had in common with Willie Nelson. Both grew up dirt poor, bot

  2. says:

    First, let me say that I have been a B.B. King fan since I was a child. My father played jazz records when I was growing up. But, I was drawn

  3. says:

    I read this book in 2000 and passed it on to a dear Vietnam Veteran Medic who passed on himself about 5 years ago. The book is VERY open and honest some parts of it about his girlfriends of the past are just plain riveting. Throughout the style and approach are as relaxed and laid back in approach as much as BB's music is a pleasure to listen to. My ex wife met BB King at AFN Headquarters in the 1980's and did not know w

  4. says:

    What a wonderful book about a wonderful singer/guitarist who has been giving us the blues for nearly sixty years now. This book is written in BB King's voice so it does feel like you are having a conversation with him, The tone is frank, the pace just right and the story absolutely intriguing. This talented performer's life has been drenched in the blues since his mother died while they were a family of plantation workers. The book takes

  5. says:

    I'm a blues musician, but everybody should read this. It's very entertaining, but it also says a lot about the Jim Crow era in the south. This is obviously him telling his own story complete with the imperfections he can an can't see. You have to read between the lines to see what he had to put up with when negotiating with the recording establishment. He did it just like Satchmo, with a big toothy smile for the white pe

  6. says:

    This is a terrific autobiography, compulsively readable, that really captures the essence of this gentle, thoughtful, hard working man. David Ritz is a gifted collaborator, bringing his expert touch to the life of B.B. King, as he has to the

  7. says:

    loved it! david ritz really did an awesome job putting on paper bb's memories all i have to say that when you are finished reading this book, damn you'll feel like you knew the man, you'll feel like you just have a couple

  8. says:

    Great read. I love the way B. B.King reminisced about his childhood with Unique storytelling.

  9. says:

    A great story about a great man! Wow BB King is one of the hardest working musicians around and still working hard! This is written as though BB King was telling you the story himself whilst sitting around playing some tunes on his Lucille. Definately worth the buy.

  10. says:

    Great read. very informative.

  11. says:

    Best music autobiography I've read

  12. says:

    Excellent

  13. says:

    Excellent

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