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  Known around the world as the King of Blues, B. B. King is one of the most widely known and widely renowned guitarists to ever live. His fame was shaped by his ability to take the instrument and produce sounds no one had ever heard before. His greatest hit, and number 185 of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Hits of All-Time, was without a doubt ‘The Thrill is Gone’. Earning him his first million selling album and crossing over to mainstream music, the piece is a lamenting ballad of moving on from a relationship.
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