Happy Birthday Bluesday

Since today is B. B. King’s 89th birthday, here’s a YouTube clip of his song Happy Birthday Blues from the 1979 album Take It Home.

And just because, here he is performing on his 85th birthday at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival in September of 2010.

The B. B. King/Eric Clapton collaboration Riding with The King came out in 2000, which is about the time I started to add some blues to my otherwise uninspired listening habits.

Happy Birthday, B. B.!