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B. B. King, 'The Thrill is Gone': The Week In One Song

- May 15, 2015

With this week’s post, The Week In One Song recognizes (1) the passing of blues legend B. B. King, and (2) the passing of Jeb Bush’s media honeymoon following haphazard comments about his brother’s legacy.


King’s 1970 hit, “The Thrill Is Gone,” covers both bases. Here, we present a classic live version from his legendary 1974 performance in what was then Zaire.

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