B B King Bluesman Poster

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 07, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
This is the first of what will be a series of posters depicting important blues musicians - some famous, some obscure - We plan to introduce a new poster about once a month - check back from time to time The live image area is approximately 14" x 21". The poster is digitally printed on acid free enhanced presentation paper using dye based inks. The poster will ship rolled in a shipping tube Check out my other items! Combine with other of my items to save on shipping From Wikipedia about B B King: Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925), known by the stage name B.B. King, is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and guitar playing. King was born in Itta Bena, Mississippi, a small town near Indianola, Mississippi. His parents were Alfred King and Nora Ella King. While singing in a local gospel group, at the age of twelve Riley bought his first guitar for $15.00. In 1943 King left Indianola, Mississippi, and got a job as a tractor driver. King went to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946 searching for his cousin, Bukka White, an early inspiration, and who took him in for the next ten months. However, after a few months of hardship he left, going back to Mississippi. There he decided to prepare himself better for the next visit and returned to Memphis two years later. Initially he worked at the ... read more