The American artist was one of the most excellent blues musicians of all time. BB King’s guitar playing was virtuoso and influenced many younger generations, including rock guitarists; the “B. B.” in his name stood for “Blues Boy.” He got his inspiration from blues musicians like Lonnie Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and Bone Walker. King then became the first blues musician to perform in front of a worldwide audience and excite the white population. As a copywriter, the “King of Blues” was convinced with his authentic and personal stories. The black southerner, who produced over 50 albums and was inducted into the “Blues Hall of Fame” in 1980, received countless honors.