By Matthew Zapf, Siera Lang
- B.B King was born in September 16, 1925
- The world war two had ended in 1945
- There was the civil rights movement in 1960
- When king got his first guitar he was not allowed to play jazz. At this time period, Jazz was viewed as the "Devils music"
- Television was on the rise in the 1950's
- B.B. King was a blues singer and guitarist
- B.B King records a song for the first time
- 1954 - King came out with his first hit which was a version of "Three O'clock Blues" originally by Lowell Folsum
- 1956-"Everyday I Have the Blues"
- 1964-"Rock me Baby"
- 1989-"The Thrill is Gone"
- He won 15 Grammys for his music and he is in the Blues Foundation of Hall of Fame and he is in the Rock Hall of fame
- He had 15 children
- King was the grandfather of 50 children
- He was married twice
- His electric guitar was named Lucille
BB King- The Thrill IS Gone
BB King - The Thrill Is Gone