BB King breaks a guitar string mid-song and handles it like a pro

B.B. King was a legendary blues guitar player and singer who was perhaps best known for his fluid soloing style – developed on his trademark guitar, a Gibson ES-355 named “Lucille.” In this old concert footage, he demonstrates why he was also such a revered showman. When one of Lucille’s strings breaks in the middle of a song, this is how he reacts.

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