Posts Tagged ‘Street’

Memphis Musicians Bring Beale Street to the World

Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee has always been home to the Memphis musicians who sing the Blues. The Blues is a style of music that grew from the songs that African Americans would sing while they worked out in the fields. For more than 50 years, Memphis musicians have been playing on the corners and…

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BB King – Play Blues Guitar In Street Corners for Dimes

In his youth he played on street corners for dimes and pennies! He was born on 16 September, 1925 on a plantation in Itta Bena, Mississippi, near Indianola. He spent his youth playing on street corners for dimes. Today B.B. King (Riley B. King) averages 250 ‘packed to the rafters’ concerts around the world each…

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