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Blues Night Sonny Boy Williamson Sings

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Rare footage of the harmonica blues player Sonny Boy Williamson. (1985)

First transmitted in 1985, Blues Night presents rare footage of the harmonica blues player Sonny Boy Williamson.

First transmitted in 1985, Blues Night presents rare footage of the harmonica blues player Sonny Boy Williamson, who gave B.B. King his big break in 1948. ‘He was on the radio doing live performances when I first came to Memphis. He put me on his show to do this one song – a lady saloon-keeper hired me that day and I’ve worked ever since,’ King explained to the Radio Times.

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Presenter
John Walters
Presenter
B.B. King
Producer
Anthony Wall
Performer
Sonny Boy Williamson

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Blues Night B.B. King Speaks

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38 minutes Available for over a year First broadcast:
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John Walters talks to B.B. King about his extraordinary life. (1985)

First transmitted in 1985, John Walters talks to B.B. King about his extraordinary life, from a childhood picking cotton in Mississippi to worldwide stardom.

First transmitted in 1985, John Walters talks to B.B. King - aided by his guitar Lucille - about his extraordinary life, from a childhood picking cotton in Mississippi to worldwide stardom.

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Presenter
John Walters
Presenter
B.B. King
Producer
Anthony Wall

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