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.