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BB King Film to Hit UK Cinemas in October

BB King Film to Hit UK Cinemas in October -

A new film detailing the life & legacy of legendary bluesman BB King will hit UK screens this October.

The documentary, entitled 'BB King: The Life Of Riley' will be a powerful & heart-warming insight that explores how a black cotton picker hailing from Mississippi rose to become known as the undisputed 'King of Blues.'

The film has been directed and produced by John Brewer who has been working closely with BB for the past two years. The film is narrated by Morgan Freeman and features contributions from, amongst others, Eric Clapton, Bono, Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Bill Wyman, Slash, Bonnie Raitt, Peter Green, Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood, Bruce Willis and many more…

Preceding the film's release is a 10 CD, 194 track box set collection which will chronicle King's storied career, entitled 'Ladies And Gentlemen… Mr. BB King', which will be released on September 24. Universal Music will also be releasing a soundtrack album, also called 'BB King: The Life Of Riley', on October 22.

You can find out more info - like where and what cinemas will be showing the film - here.




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