Not only are we saying goodbye to the old year, but also to all those great musicians who have left us. In this (by far not complete) list of persons we lost this year, we stop to remember them and their contribution to music. It would not have been the same without them.
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In 1975, the Eagles came back with a new album, which was inspired by soul! Artists like Al Green and B.B. King had a big influence on the music, as did the new guitarist Don Felder, who invented the riff which opened One Of These Nights. As the song is about putting things off, the album did not put anything off: the single became the second number 1 hit in the US, the album sold platinum in the UK and four times platinum in the US. Enjoy
The Eagles- One Of These Nights
In 1969, B.B. King released one of his biggest hits. However, it was not his song, because it was written by Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell. Roy had a hit with it in 1951. B.B. King recorded the song as a blues song. Apart from a number 15 position in the US hit chart, it brought King a Grammy award for best male R&B vocal performance. Enjoy
B.B. King- The Thrill Is Gone
R.I.P B.B. King, he died on 14 May 2015 (yesterday) at the age of 89.