Mississippi: A Thread Through Time

BB King

Special | 1m | Video has closed captioning.

Two years ago this week, legendary Blues musician B. B. King died. Born Riley B. King on a cotton plantation near Itta Bena in 1925, he was a self-taught guitarist who performed on street corners, in church choirs, and juke joints. His nickname, “B.B”, stands for “Blues Boy.”

Aired: 05/14/17

Rating: NR

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Mississippi: A Thread Through Time is a local public television program presented by MPB.