Originally Posted by Rohirrim
Just following up on the Eric Clapton argument, I'll bet there are a million guitarists who are "better" than BB King. And yet, he's still filling halls at the age of 89. Why?
Because he's a good businessman.
Not to knock BB's talent, but I was always WAY more impressed by blues guitarists like Albert King, Albert Collins, et al. Those guys were better than BB but didn't get as much recognition simply because their business chops weren't as good.