Crossroads kicks off the September “Three Kings & A Queen” feature, marking September birthdays of B.B. King, Freddie King, and Ben E. King, and the “Queen of the Blues,” Koko Taylor.
Sunday September 16th is B.B. King’s birthday and the show will feature some of his classic recordings along with a special in hour two, originally put together for his 80th birthday, with special guests Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, John Mayall, Carlos Santana, and Pat Metheny.
The 16th is also the birthday of blues veteran Billy Boy Arnold and Crossroads will include music from him along with previews of blues concerts in the coming week and more of the best in new blues releases.