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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Guitar Technique (2000)
In the eighth segment B.B. King discusses his guitar technique, especially the origin of his use of tremolo.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: tremolo; blue note; bottle neck; Bukka White; steel guitar; hawaiian guitar; practice; nervous system; pizzacato; guitar like human voice; note as measuring sugar or flour; trill; Pavoroti; classical;
Duration: 00:05:32
Popularity (downloads): 536
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King and His Guitar, Lucille (2000)
In the seventh segment B.B. King discusses his guitar Lucille and how she got her name.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Lucille; guitar; 1949;Twist, Arkansas; kerosene; winter; garbage pail; dance; fight; fire; birthday; Gibson;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 609
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, "The Thrill Is Gone" (2000)
In the tenth segment B.B. King sings "The Thrill Is Gone" to his own guitar accompaniment. William Ferris plays backup acoustic rhythm guitar.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: "The Thrill is Gone"; key of A;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 493
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 
Hidden Fury, segment 11 of 11 (1993)
Closing credits - produced by Doug Prose

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 337
 
Hidden Fury, segment 10 of 11 (1993)
Earthquakes have shaped the land and will continue to do so

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:00:33
Popularity (downloads): 751
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Lucille (1999)
In the fourth segment of the video, BB King shows his guitar "Lucille" to the Minnechaug Regional High School students. He explains how he has come to have multiple Lucilles.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Lucille; The Gibson Company; guitars; theft
Duration: 00:01:05
Popularity (downloads): 370
 
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 - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
Duration: 00:16:27
Popularity (downloads): 438
 

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