You can learn how to play The Thrill Is Gone by B.B. King!

B.B. didn’t actually write his most famous hit, The Thrill Is Gone, although he is responsible for making it one of the most well known blues songs of all time.

In 1951, Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell wrote and released the song with some success, it reached #6 in the charts.

Almost twenty years later, in 1969, B.B King’s version was released on the album Completely Well, as well as a single.

This version went to #3 in the charts, earned him several Awards and even claimed a spot on the 500 greatest songs of all time list, compiled by music magazine Rolling Stone.

Using the video lesson above, you can learn how to play The Thrill Is Gone, just like B.B King.


The Thrill Is Gone – Lyrics

The thrill is gone, the thrill is gone away
The thrill is gone baby, the thrill is gone away
You know you done me wrong baby
And you’ll be sorry someday

Go to The Thrill Is Gone – Lyrics.


B.B. King – Biography

The King Of The Blues, B.B. King is easily the most famous blues artist around.

With hits like The Thrill Is Gone and Paying The Cost To Be The Boss, B.B. will forever be known as one of the original blues giants.

Go to B.B. King – Biography.

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