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Famous Blues Guitarists … My top picks from 1960s to 1980s

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If you are searching for some Famous Blues Guitarists to check out, you have come to the right place. Whether you like the Chicago blues, delta blues, Texas blues, Mississippi blues, jazz blues or rock blues here are some of the best to check out.

The 3 kings

Let’s start with the 3 most famous kings. Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King.

1. Riley B King, also known as B.B. King, one of, if not, the most known and most famous blues legends ever. B.B. Kings name is recognized by many generations due to how long him and his music has been around. He has made a mark in the History of the Blues and has many numerous albums that you can hear him playing his guitars that he named ” Lucille “.

Probably the most noted song that people known B.B. King for best is his version of the song ” The Thrill Is Gone “, originally written by Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell. The original version was mostly saxophone and piano so when B.B. King played the song on guitar with the emotion he put in to it and the driving bass line combined with his singing style it became his signature song.

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