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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Early Musical Education (2000)
In the third segment William Ferris and B.B. King discuss his musical education until age 14.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Itta Bene, Mississippi; Indianola, Mississippi; divorce; Greenwood, Mississippi; Tupelo, Mississippi; Elvis Presley; religious mother; church; Pastor Archie Fair; guitar playing in church; Church of God in Christ Sanctified; blues; gospel; Reverend Utah Smith; electric guitar; Blind Lemmon Jefferson; Lonnie Johnson; Blind Blake; Reverend Gates; Robert Johnson; great aunt; victrola phonograph; 78 records;
Duration: 00:04:04
Popularity (downloads): 556
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King's Guitar Technique (2000)
In the eighth segment B.B. King discusses his guitar technique, especially the origin of his use of tremolo.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: tremolo; blue note; bottle neck; Bukka White; steel guitar; hawaiian guitar; practice; nervous system; pizzacato; guitar like human voice; note as measuring sugar or flour; trill; Pavoroti; classical;
Duration: 00:05:32
Popularity (downloads): 536
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King and His Guitar, Lucille (2000)
In the seventh segment B.B. King discusses his guitar Lucille and how she got her name.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Lucille; guitar; 1949;Twist, Arkansas; kerosene; winter; garbage pail; dance; fight; fire; birthday; Gibson;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 609
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, "The Thrill Is Gone" (2000)
In the tenth segment B.B. King sings "The Thrill Is Gone" to his own guitar accompaniment. William Ferris plays backup acoustic rhythm guitar.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: "The Thrill is Gone"; key of A;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 493
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King, Q & A (2000)
In the eleventh segment B.B. King answers questions from the audience.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: John Hope Franklin; birthday; Yale University; Church of God in Christ; faith; "devil's music";aunt; mother; British musicians; Eric Clapton; Rolling Stones; The Who; Beatles; historical icon; Gatemouth Moore; Roy Brown; Stevie Ray Vaughan; favorite guitar players; George Benson; Lonnie Johnson; Louis Jordan; Bobby Hackett; Johnny Hodges; link; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Armstrong; advice; future of blues; mainstream of music; radio; Sonny Bono; copyright;
Duration: 00:16:27
Popularity (downloads): 438
 
B.B. King at Minnechaug Regional High School - Blues Instruction (1999)
In the fifth segment of the video, BB King and his band play some blues music. King demonstrates the difference between playing the Blues and playing the Blues well...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: BB King; Blues music; lessons; demonstrations; expression; The Thrill is Gone;
Duration: 00:05:01
Popularity (downloads): 294
 
Amateur Film Children Playing Near Hudson


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 356
 
Screen Traveler: Damascus and Jerusalem (1936)
Touristic view of Damascus and Jerusalem, showing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Haram-esh-Sherif, Mount of Olives, the Wailing Wall, the Jaffa Gate in the old west wall of the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Middle East;
Duration: 00:10:17
Popularity (downloads): 193
 
Playing Together
Good behavior during a child's leisure time.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette;Children;Recreation;
Duration: 00:09:59
Popularity (downloads): 158
 
Princess Rajah dance (1904)
Princess Rajah performs an "Oriental" or belly dance, and a balancing chair act in her teeth like that often found in folk performances in various cultures from Northern Africa to...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Belly dance--United States; Louisiana Purchase Exposition--(1904 :--Saint Louis, Mo. )--Exhibitions; Dancers--Missouri--Saint Louis; Folk dancing; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:11
Popularity (downloads): 2842
 

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