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B.B. King

John Tobler, Stuart Grundy, The Guitar Greats (BBC Books), 1983

IN CONSIDERING the dozens of potential candidates for this book, one essential ingredient was a representative of the blues/R&B heritage, for without the inspiration of this essentially black tradition, very few, if any, of our subjects would have ever bothered to badger their parents or friends into acquiring that first cheap guitar.

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