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Legendary B.B. King well worth the wait

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ALBANY — It took a while for the 88-year-old B.B. King to enter the stage at the Palace Thursday night after the show started. His eight-man band took the stage without him and started playing a strong boogie-woogie rhythm. Then the four horns, keyboard and guitarist each took solos while the rhythm section bounced underneath. Next came a short, slow blues. Everyone waited for King’s entrance, coaxing and cheering. Then, after 20-plus minutes, before it ...

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