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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Teenage Musical Experience (2000)
In the fourth segment B.B. King discusses his musical experiences growing up around Indianola, Mississippi from age 14 until he left for Memphis, Tennessee in 1943 at age 18.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Indianola, Mississippi; fourteen; quartet; St. John's Gospel Singers; decision to become blues singer;television; ten cent vendors; soundies; 16mm film; Count Basie; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; jazz; Benny Goodman; 74; 1943; 18 years old; Uncle Sam; Tbone Walker; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Lemmon Jefferson;jazz electric guitar; Charlie Christian; Django Rhinehart; Hot Club; France; 1949; 1955; radio;Lucille
Duration: 00:05:25
Popularity (downloads): 360
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction (1999)
In the fifth segment of the video, BB King and his band play some blues music. King demonstrates the difference between playing the Blues and playing the Blues well...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; expression; The Thrill is Gone;
Duration: 00:05:01
Popularity (downloads): 294
 
Moment of Decision (1962)
Tells the story of four boys who are faced with a decision--whether or not to steal a car and take a joy ride. Shows that even though a boy's decision...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:10:17
Popularity (downloads): 242
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - BB King's Early Years as a Musician (1999)
The twelfth segment of the video begins with Howard Stovall asking BB King what sort of music he listens to. King discusses learning to read music with Country songs....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Howard Stovall; Blues music; Oldies but goodies; Country music; Gospel music; Reading music; You Are My Sunshine; Church; Indianova, Mississippi; hat; money;
Duration: 00:03:36
Popularity (downloads): 434
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction 2 (1999)
In the sixth segment of the video, BB King continues his Blues lesson by performing an uptempo, cheerful Blues song. He follows it with a performance of "The Thrill...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; uptempo music;
Duration: 00:01:54
Popularity (downloads): 336
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Definition of the Blues/Influences (1999)
In the eleventh segment of the video, BB King gives his definition of the Blues.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; "people places and things"; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; BB King; Blues music; Storytelling; Slavery; House rent parties; The Headhunters; Old age;
Duration: 00:03:36
Popularity (downloads): 347
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of B.B. King by William Ferris (2000)
In the second segment William Ferris introduces B.B. King

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Smithsonian; 20th century; America's contributions; century of the blues; American music; jazz; country; gospel;classical; poetry; literature; visual arts; single most important blues artist of this century; Beal Street; King of the Blues;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Introductions (1999)
The second segment of the video begins with Howard Stovall, the executive director of the Blues Foundation, introducing himself. Stovall talks about The Blues Foundation and introduces Art Tipaldi....

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Art Tipaldi; Blues.org; Minnechaug Regional High School; Howard Stovall; The Blues Foundation; Indianola Mississippi; Mississippi
Duration: 00:04:40
Popularity (downloads): 279
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School (1999)
This video is an edited version of a recording of the December 7, 1999 appearance of BB King at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. King is appearing...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; guitar; singing; Art Tipaldi; Blues Foundation; Blues in School; Howard Stovall; Minnechaug Regional High School; High school students;
Duration: 01:03:16
Popularity (downloads): 309
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's First Hit Recording (2000)
In the sixth segment B.B. King discusses recording his first records in Memphis.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: recording; Nashville, Tennessee; Bullet; Ike Turner; movie portrayal; Tina Turner; Los Angeles; "Three O'Clock Blues"; first hit record;
Duration: 00:02:20
Popularity (downloads): 366
 

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