EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #187: ” SO EXCITED”- B.B. KING

B.B. King - So Excited / Confessin' The Blues (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #187: “So Excited”- B.B. King. April 11, 1970.

  • Single: “So Excited” -B.B. King
  • Record Company- Blues Way
  • Genre: Blues
  • Written by Gerald Jemmott and B.B. King
  • Time: 2:39
  • B-side:” Confessin The Blues”
  • Album- Completely Well
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #54 6 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

B.B. King was at a peak in popularity as far as the charts go in the late 60’s early 70’s. Born Riley King in Itta Bena, Mississippi-his big break was moving to Memphis in the late 40’s when he became a fixture on Beale Street in Memphis. Overall B.B. had 35 Hot 100 Billboard singles with 6 making the Top 40-his biggest hit “The Thrill Is Gone” came in late 1969. He would have 3 Hot 100 singles in 1970- all failed to crack the Top 40. B.B. King was part of the second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class in 1987.

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