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The Essential Memphis Library: B.B. King’s early recordings

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 14, 2020 6:06 AM CT | Published: September 14, 2020 4:00 AM CT

From King’s WDIA debut in 1949 to his departure from Memphis only a few years later, he recorded a handful of early sides in the city. 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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