B.B. King's Lucille And The Loves Before Her

B.B. King's Lucille And The Loves Before Her

B.B. King's Lucille and the Loves Before Her

B.B. King s Lucille and the Loves Before Her chronicles the musician s rise from the instruments of his youth to the personalized Gibson Lucilles at the height of his career, the book shines a spotlight on the people and tools behind B.B. King s lengthy career. Inspired by the author s purchase of a pawnshop guitar, this publication takes the reader to every corner of B.B. King s instrumental travels, from the first single string Diddley Bow to the people who maintain and create the guitars and amplifiers he uses. It s not just for fans of the King of Blues anyone with a curiosity about great musicians, great guitars, and how both come to be will be swept up in both the facts and the narrative. John Oates once said, The guitar is a unique instrument that for some becomes almost an appendage... a musical body part that translates emotion into sound and spreads it out to the universe... Lucille and B.B. King exemplify this. B.B. King s Lucille and the Loves Before Her also pulls together a great deal of previously scattered facts, anecdotes, and information on the creation...

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