Sam Myers

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 90-91:

B.B. knows a lot of chords, but he'll tell you himself, he can't play and strum chords all at the same time. A lot of times when B.B. is playing, he may have the guitar on the intro, the solo, and on the going out. In between, just playing regular chords, he don't do it. He usually stands there and sings and claps. But that's the way his style is rounded. He can play one of the best arrangements of "Going Home" on a guitar that I've ever heard. One night, he walked into Don Robey's studio there in Houston. They happened to be playing there that night, just a bunch of musicians getting …   more >>

cite as

Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 90-91. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432635709609 accessed: 2 December, 2021

Listeners

Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician
1936-2006

Listening to

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'Going Home' performed by B.B. King
'Tiger Rag' performed by B.B. King

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 26 May 2015 11:21:49 +0100
Approved on Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:41:31 +0100