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Friday Nite Videos -- May 15, 2015

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BB King - 'The Thrill Is Gone'. BB King 'Swaps Some Blues' With a Prison Audience. Southern Rites (HBO Documentary). Jeb Bush’s ‘Weird’ Iraq Answers. Bernie Sanders: "Call Me a Democratic Socialist"!

BB King - 'The Thrill Is Gone'

BB King (1993), a world-reknowned musician and blues ambassador, performing his biggest hit at the Montreux, Switzerland, jazz festival.

B. B. King, Defining Bluesman

Tim Weiner New York Times
“I wanted to connect my guitar to human emotions,” Mr. King said in his autobiography, “Blues All Around Me.” Many of the songs he sang — like his biggest hit, “The Thrill Is Gone” (“I’ll still live on/But so lonely I’ll be”) — were poems of pain and perseverance.
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