BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #29: ” ASK ME NO QUESTIONS”- B.B. KING

Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #29: “Ask Me No Questions”- B.B. King. February 13, 1971.

  • Single: “Ask Me No Questions’- B.B. King
  • Record Company- ABC Records
  • Genre: Blues
  • Written by B.B. King
  • Time: 3:08
  • B-side:”Nobody Loves Me But My Mother”
  • Album- Indianola Mississippi Seeds
  • Grade:A
  • Peaked at #40 10 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

B.B. King was having his greatest chart successes in the late 60’s -early 70’s. This single barely cracked the Top 40- it features Leon Russell on piano and Ringo Starr’s future brother in law- Joe Walsh on rhythm guitar. B.B. King- born Riley King in 1925- died at the age of 89 in 2015. A legendary-blues singer- guitarist- on the Billboard Pop Hot 100 he had 35 Hot 100 hits with 6 making the Top 40 from 1957-89. His biggest hit was “The Thrill Is Gone” #15 in 1969. He was elected into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1987. He had 76 R&B hit singles.

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