Label: ABC Records - 68.021 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: France • Genre: Blues • Style: Electric Blues
Lucille is the name B. King gave to his guitars. They were usually black Gibson guitars similar to the ES In the winter ofKing played at a dance hall in Twist, Arkansas. The hall was heated by a barrel half-filled with burning kerosene set in the middle of the dance floor, a fairly common practice at the time. During a performance, two men began to fight, knocking over Shake A Hand - Ike & Tina Turner - Golden Empire barrel and sending the burning fuel across the floor.
The hall burst into flames and was evacuated. King learned the next day that the two men who started the fire had been fighting over a woman who worked at the hall named Lucille.
King did not know Lucille but named that guitar, and every guitar he subsequently owned, Lucille, as a reminder never again to do something as stupid as run into a burning building or fight over a woman. King wrote a song called Lucille in which he talks about his guitar and how it got its name.
The song was first released on the album Lucille and is included on the B. King Anthology — album. King also recorded a track called "My Lucille" B.B. King - Lucille also references his guitar. Written by Ira Newborn, it was released in and was part of the music for the film "Into the night" starring Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer.
King played guitars made by different manufacturers early Тропы В Китай - Калинов Мост - Ливень his career. InGibson Guitar Corporation launched the B. King Lucille model. King requested that, to reduce feedbackthere be no F-holes. Gibson made the B. King Standard model from to This model had chrome hardware and dot inlays instead of block inlays.
The Gibson subsidiary Epiphone markets a low-cost, foreign-made Lucille model based on the Gibson B.B. King - Lucille. Differences include a variation on the headstock inlaysa gloss finish and different pickups. InGibson launched the Little Lucillea version of their Blueshawk guitar. It differed from the Blueshawk in having a Tune-o-matic bridge and a TP-6 stop tailpiece. Infor B. King's 80th birthday, Gibson made a special run of 80 Gibson Lucilles, referred to as the 80th Birthday Lucille.
They presented the first prototype, which was engraved by Baron B.B. King - Lucille , Inc, B.B. King - Lucille design work by Scott Jeffrey, to King as a birthday present.
King used the guitar as his main guitar until the summer ofwhen it was stolen. On September 10,Eric Dahl unknowingly purchased the stolen instrument from a pawn shop in Las Vegasand was contacted by a Gibson Artist Relations representative, who informed Dahl of the stolen status of the guitar.
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